Alana Boltwood's Home Page
I am just toooooo lazy to maintain web pages, put colourful
buttons on them, or scan in pictures of my pet fruitflies. I
doubt that it will entertain anyone. (It's
Verne! was originally a commentary on personal web sites,
with which I heartily agreed.) But as of October 2000, here is a
little bit about me:
- I grew up in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and I now live in
Toronto, in the Annex neighbourhood.
- I sing with the Bloor Street Gospel Chorus (email me about
concerts or joining the choir - no religious affiliation
- I work as a data
warehouse systems analyst, currently for an insurance
firm. I suppose one day I should put my resume on this
site. If you know of a non-profit organization or a cool
software company that needs data warehousers, give me a
- My hobbies currently include creative cooking, party
planning, religion surfing, checking out interesting city
neighbhourhoods, and giving unsolicited advice to
- If you really want pictures, visit http://www.cyberus.ca/~jpolowin/party/
where you will find me and some of my friends.
- And no, I don't actually have names for the fruitflies
who occasionally invade my kitchen.
Here are some miscellaneous things for you to check out:
Check out SOAR
for a searchable archive of tens of thousands of recipes.
You'll never need a cookbook again.
An article of interest to the gay community: The Secret Closet
Software Companies Sold Clothes (spoof)
As a volunteer for the National Capital
FreeNet, I wrote some guidelines
on taking polls and surveys online. Most of them are
applicable to any online survey, not just on NCF. Please
do not reproduce these guidelines without permission.
My friend Joel
Polowin has a bunch of yummy recipes on his webpage.
Why I don't bother trying to trap mice.
Once upon a time I wrote a bunch of stuff about involuntary celibacy.
If you have difficulty starting romantic relationships, or you've
never dated anyone, check out my article. A lot of people have
found it helpful.
If you found this page because you are looking for a room to
rent in Ottawa: I have sold my house, so unfortunately you must
continue your search. Good luck!
You can send me mail at email@example.com.
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