One day I commented that I swimming in the deep end of stupid and alas a blog was born.

New! Knowledge IS Power

What Could Go Wrong?

Word Puzzles and Managing Anxiety


Splish Splash

Monkey Mind

Uncharted Territory


Electric Jo

Mental Minimalism

I am More Than Tacos

The Dumpster Fire

Gadgets Make You Mean

The story of a Couch (Part Deux)

The Story of a Couch

So I Gave Up Meat Two Years Ago

My Minimalism Flubs

This Week on Downton Portage

How I Accidentally Became a 12 Month Bike Commuter

My CrossFit Workout

Let Then Eat Cake!

50 Things About Jo!

We're Here Because Were Here

Is Minimalism Different on a Lower Income?

Writing About Writing

My Second and Third Week Without A Car

My Week Without A Car

A Big Shot

I Stink!

Conversation in a Boardroom of Any Canadian Broadcaster

First Ever Video Post!


My Day Without the Internet

The Scrubbie Project Turns 2

Skip the Toonie

Idleness Challenge



It Ain't Broken


Dear North Korea




Organizing for a Mitzy Von Martin Visit

The Rules of Jo

Ashley the Most Wonderful Bratty Poodle

Do Something that IS Difficult and Requires Self-Discipline

The Rules of Jo - A Sneak Preview

The Scrubbies Project Turns 1

The $30.01 in 30 Days Gas Challenge

Why I Loathe Wifi

How the Library Saved me Thousands of Bucks

Tech Support Demystified

The Scrubbies Project

The 500th Review

Inside Voice! Say It Loud, Say it Proud

One of a Kind Unique Post About Redundancy

I Heart Shelving

The Death of Common Sense

The Secret Life of Call Centres


Interesting Things I Learned About Black History the Other 11 Months of the Year

Ten Reasons You Are On Hold for Tech Support

Why I Love Historical Fiction

The Crutch of Tech Support