Archive for June, 2008

I have noticed for many years that when I listen to music in the dark or even in dimmer light that the sound quality just seems so much better to me than when I listen in the daylight – probably on the order of  at least twice as good. I have asked lots of friends […]


Since WordPress is now allowing 3GB of storage I thought I would place my Ph.D. thesis on my Blog site and see how it lists in search engines. Wilcox, Douglas Howard, Ph.D., The University of Manitoba, February 1995, Models of Interference in Monocultures and Mixtures of Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and Quackgrass (Elytrigia repens (L.) […]


Since WordPress is now allowing 3GB of storage I thought I would place my thesis on my Blog site and see how it lists in search engines. The first is my M.Sc. Thesis: Wilcox, Douglas Howard, M.Sc., The University of Manitoba, May 1986, Biology and Control of Bromus pectinatus Thunb., 177pgs. Abstract (downloads follow) – […]


The last time I was in Moncton, New Brunswick,  it was as a layover on my way back from PEI Agri-Insurance Research Conference. I spent the night in a “smoking room” because that was all that was left and as I registered I thought how bad could it be? Turns out it was awful and […]


When Wanda was involved in the Crafters Hand store this past winter she was often criticized for charging too much for her saskatoon jams.  She was charging $5 per jar that her “competitors” in the same store were charging $3 for.  Wanda’s jams had a higher concentration of fruit, but other than that there was […]