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Mike DeHaan
Works at Self employed writer as DeHaan Services
Attended University of Waterloo
Lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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The actual fireworks are north of Toronto... Hot & Spicy Food Fest is downtown. You have to read the article for the others....
Promotes six free or frugal annual summer events to celebrate the 2015 Labour Day weekend in Toronto, including Hot & Spicy Food and the CNE Air Show.
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I should certainly hope not. As Sakini said of the old fellow in Teahouse of the August Moon, "Him old, Boss, but him not dead yet!"
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Does the genetic code of DNA resemble the ASCII binary code at all? Is the information in DNA anything like computer data storage?
Does DNA store information in the same way that a computer stores data? Let's compare the data storage in computers with the genetic code.
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Uh. I think I need to read this twice.
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A "moment of truth" blog article... will anyone sign up for this running clinic, within a week, just because I wrote about it? And I will know, because I'm the instructor...
Promotes the 2014 Midsummer Night Run in Toronto, as well as the Running Room 10 Miler clinic to train for this annual charity event.
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One blog topic I sometimes choose: a public service announcement (timely in at least in a couple of countries).
http://dehaanservices.ca/?p=3608
A public service announcement stating when Canada and the USA switch to Daylight Savings Time in 2014, and covers several other countries and events.
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It is timely here for sure
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I'd already covered the Canadian dates for Family Day, but hadn't brought the focus back to Toronto. And frugal. ("I like my blog like I like my recreational activities...local & frugal").
Promotes Family Day 2014 events at six civic museums in Toronto. Programs range from an Irish Ceilidh through sword drills to learning about owls.
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My editor pointed out the CNN article with the background and asked whether we could spot any trends.
Yup!
2014 has already started off with violence erupting in public places, including malls and schools. Are mass shootings happening more often in the U.S.?
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We are, after all, living in "the last days."
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The Toronto Chinese Archway welcomes everyone heading to Chinatown East via Gerrard Street. Do you know when it was built? Or whether it's good enough for recognition beyond Riverdale?
Here is the setting, and a bit of history, of the traditional Chinese archway located in Toronto at Gerrard and Broadview's Chinatown East.
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Continuing my "upcoming events in Toronto": http://dehaanservices.ca/?p=3712
Promotes the 2014 Art Crawl in Liberty Village, the Taste of Little Italy and the Halal Food Festival of Toronto.
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It's a challenge to simply name the annual summer events in Toronto on a weekend-by-weekend basis; there are so many! Do you pre-view your city's events? How - either in terms of "writing style" or "how do you find the info"?
Promotes three major annual events in Toronto for June 7-8, 2014: the Dundas West Fest, the Riverdale Art Walk, and 100 in 1 Day Interventions.
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Squeaked this article just under the wire for Earth Hour. I included a bit of a rant about candles in Earth Hour: appropriate or not?
Promotes a pair of events for Earth Hour 2014 in Toronto. Also points to other sources for both Earth Hour and Earth Day information.
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"How to Divide the Indivisible" would be such a great paradox. However, I wrote this article with very practical applications for inheritance and divorce.
Is it possible to fairly divide assets without anyone getting upset or jealous? With the help of an ingenious algorithm, you can divide the indivisible.
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Amazing what you can learn from the news, and what they don't tell us. Do you find Groundhog Day fun or overdone?
The 2014 Groundhog Day in Canada will be more crowded when Dundas Donna joins Wiarton Willie and several others in predicting the end of winter.
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  • University of Waterloo
    Mathematics, 1972 - 1976
  • Tecumseh Secondary School, Chatham, Ont.
    1972
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Mike, the sole proprietor of DeHaan Services, writes copy for clients world-wide; and writes articles for online magazines such as Decoded Science, Environmental Graffiti and Suite 101.

His own blog and article sites include the DeHaan Blog of Writing and DeHaan Fitness and Weight Control.
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Mike has run more than a dozen marathons and therefore volunteers at his local Running Room to help with clinics. Mike also volunteers with his church. Mike is happily married with three grown offspring who have flown from the nest.
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As noted above, Mike writes, coaches, and works in quality assurance for I.T. projects
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