Archive for May, 2013

Celebrating the Freaks

Lisa
Models are freaks.  They are the .00001 % of the female population but they’re exploited as if they’re what we should all aspire to. They’re freaks!  Continue reading

The Forest for the Trees

Lisa
Some days I really think I ought to stop thinking of myself as bright!   Continue reading

Brandt’s Randt – Jerry Lewis Makes Unfunny Comments on Women Comics

Lisa
Jerry Lewis is a tool.  Yes, a tool who raised lots of money for kids with M.D. but a tool nonetheless.  One of the biggest jerks I ever worked with was nicknamed Mr. Telethon and that moniker had nothing to... Continue reading

Freak Crash on Ride for Dad

Lisa
The story made news across the province.   Continue reading

Hands-free Faucets Now in Style – Sun Media

Lisa
Savvy shoppers know the best way to update last year’s dress is with a funky new necklace in this year’s hottest style or colour.  Many designers advise homeowners to apply the same principle when they’re updating a kitchen, only in... Continue reading

He’s Just Not That Into You

Lisa
What a depressing book.  Continue reading

How to Spot a Dinosaur

Lisa
Dinosaurs – defined in this case as people who haven’t evolved with the times – make assumptions.  They assume everybody celebrates Christmas and don’t consider that they might be Jewish or another faith.  They assume everybody is straight.  They never... Continue reading

Another Make-Work-for-me Project

Lisa
Cutting the grass isn’t my favourite thing to do.  I use the push mower in the front while Derek rides the tractor version on the back. Sometimes I can get him to take pity on me and run the tractor... Continue reading

Pretty Good Story

Lisa
Did you hear about the British woman who says she’s too pretty to work?  She claims she can’t function in any job because she’s just so beautiful that men won’t leave her alone and being employed becomes too troublesome.   Continue reading

Review: The Truth about Dandelions by Hayley Linfield

Lisa
The best novelists make their writing seem effortless. When you read their stories you don’t even think about the writing and that’s tough for a fellow writer to do.  But Hayley Linfield has accomplished this with her debut novel, The... Continue reading