I just heard about Bymug and am really thrilled.  This is a social group that is called Bytowne Mac users group serving the Byward Market and downtown core.

The Bytown Mac User Group (ByMUG) is a free membership social Mac-based user group located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The meetings take place on the first Sunday of every month at a local eatery/pub called Patty Bolands.

When: Sunday, December 7th at 1:00 PM

Where: Patty Bolands Pub (101 Clarence Street)

Time: 1:00 PM

Discussion will be

Dave will introduce Growl (

Andrew will run through iMovie ’08 (

Glenda will demo using the mysterious Mail-Merge in Microsoft Word (, 2008 for Mac

Afterwards, there are the questions & answers, discussions about Mac-related news, as well as software and web site suggestions.

Looking forward to attending.


I just found about MUGOO and am totally excited about it.  So what am I talking about?

It’s “The Macintosh User Group of Ottawa”.  They are a volunteer organization that promotes and supports the use of Apple Macintosh computers.

They generally meet on the last Monday of every month.

Here are the details of the next meeting.

When: Nov. 24th

Time: 7:30-10:00pm

Where:  Nepean Public Library (inside Ben Franklin Place), Meeting Room 1B

The topic of discussion is

  • Introductions & “call for December 8th Show & Tell”
  • What’s New to You
  • MUGOO Executive Election
  • TidBits “In Control” Promo & Giveaway with LeRoy Lees
  • Kodak Zi6 (economy ‘HD’ video) with Paul Timmins
  • PhoneView with Glen Sharp
  • Accessing “US only” web sites from Canada for free with Paul Timmins
  • Your favourite Mac oriented podcasts

I am going to see what it’s all about.