Archive for February, 2017

Criminal Minds

Ken and I discussed a T-shirt last week that was drawing fire as racist. It was a Walking Dead-inspired shirt, that depicted Negan’s wire-wrapped baseball bat named Lucille and the character’s threatening words as he decided who to kill in... Continue reading

Spam I Am

It’s been some time since I last shared some of my favourite spam. Spammers are getting craftier about trying to slip past the gates of my website comments and onto the live pages. They’re easily identified by their names and... Continue reading

Review: The Wild Edge of Sorrow

This book came to my attention because Derek was hired to narrate it for an audiobook. Many times through the process he would share with me a phrase that resonated with him, or tell me an anecdote from it that... Continue reading

Trendy Shopping Habits

I play a little game on the weekends. How few stops can I make in order to complete all of my errands? This isn’t an original game. I didn’t invent it. It’s probably called, Being a Human on the Weekend.... Continue reading

Boob Job

Some people call them “boob lights”. They’re those ceiling fixtures that sort of resemble breasts. You see them everywhere and the most basic design can be had for less than $20. It’s what was on our kitchen ceiling and once... Continue reading

Putting the “Family” in Family Day

Today is a day off for most. Even most radio stations, which are federally regulated, are observing the provincial holiday. Mine is not and I drew the short straw so I’ll host the morning show alone today. That’s okay. It... Continue reading

Retirement Matters

It seems like everyone we know is retiring! That’s an exaggeration. But we know a lot of people who are finished with their daily-grind working lives. And I’m not too proud to say that I’m envious.  Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Science, I Love Thee

Four years ago on a trip to Calgary, Alberta to visit my cousin Barbara-Anne, we grabbed a few more cousins and took a road trip to Drumheller and the Royal Tyrrell Museum. If you love science like I love science,... Continue reading

Musings on Media

A massive report on Canada’s media was released a couple of weeks ago. It aimed to study the country’s corporate media landscape – newspapers, radio, television, Internet – and report to the federal government on what can be done to... Continue reading

Cupid’s Arrow

I’m pretty sure I’ve never written a mushy Valentine’s Day post. And I’m not about to start! But today is the most wonderful of all fake holidays. Chocolate will be eaten. Hallmark will get richer. Single people will grumble or... Continue reading