Archive for June, 2013

Why Thank You Very Much

Lisa
It’s time again for the “best of spam”!  These are the cream of the crop of crap that attempt to sneak in past my approval process.  And they make me laugh! Continue reading

Brandt’s Randt – A Warning for the Long Weekend

Lisa
We don’t talk about them but we get news releases every day, sometimes dozens, about drunk drivers. OPP, local police, regional police – they all nab drunks on the road every day despite the perception that it’s a situation that’s... Continue reading

That Ant Can’t Move a Rubber-Tree Plant

Lisa
To put a new twist on the old song, that ant may have had high hopes, but he can’t do much if he’s dead!   Continue reading

Queer is Back

Lisa
This is Pride Month. It’s going to be a history-making Pride parade in Toronto on Sunday when Kathleen Wynne becomes the first sitting Premier to march. Continue reading

Dad Jeans

Lisa
Much fun has been made of so-called Mom jeans. You know the type: they sit higher on the waist than is fashionable and offer a generous amount of room in the seat. They may or may not have an elastic... Continue reading

The Wedding of The Year!

Lisa
The only daughter of our very dear friends got married on the weekend. This event has been long in the planning and heavy in anticipation. And it was a very special, wonderful day.    Continue reading

Happy Birthday Baby Brother!

Lisa
I have a feeling that the only thing my brother will hate more than being sung to in a restaurant is having his photo posted here.  Oh well!   Continue reading

My New ‘Do

Lisa
For about 8 months I’ve been trying to get together with my friend Corinne, a buddy since high school, so she can cut my hair for my second half-century of life.  Continue reading

Cat Tales

Lisa
I’ve slowed the ant invasion to a trickle. It hasn’t been easy. It involved a lot of poisonous bait inside and out and a few completely futile attempts at finding the colony. But the occasional industrious critter is still coming... Continue reading

Y’Ever Notice…?

Lisa
We stayed at a Comfort Inn last weekend and we usually have a next-to-ideal experience for the dollar. It’s no Ritz but it’s clean, comfortable and in Newmarket’s case, freshly renovated. But there’s a trend I’ve noticed in these mid-range... Continue reading