Your ignorance is the Devil's bliss. Every time you scorn what confounds you, he smiles. Every time you sow the fear of him where there was none, he laughs. It's you he loves. It's you he thanks in his evening prayers. -Everville
#1 what if you set up a one minute reminder.. or do you need more notification.
#2 if you are using a smart phone. www.nuevasync.com let's you sync your phone's calendar with the google calendar as an exchange service and it's free. and works for me. anyting I put on the google calendar or on my phone get syned in seconds.