Posts Tagged "holiday"

At sunset, a couple sitting on a bench with their dog at their feet, watching the water. They're seen from behind.

Eight Days a Week Times Two

I’m taking a two-week hiatus. No radio show. No news-hounding, at least not like usual. And no blog posts. Continue reading

Call It What You Wish…

…but Civic Holiday Monday seems pretty lame. However, you won’t catch me complaining about a Monday of leisure!   Continue reading

Family Day, But Not For All

Today is Family Day, an Ontario holiday. It’s also observed in Saskatchewan and Alberta. But because it’s a provincial holiday and broadcasting is a federally regulated industry, it’s not a day off for us unless we have booked it as a... Continue reading

Merry Custom Christmas

For the past few years, I’ve set out our leg lamp inspired by the movie, A Christmas Story, on a table in front of our livingroom window. Outside of the holidays, the lamp lives in our guest bedroom, where it... Continue reading

Best Worst Date Ever

A guy in the US placed a Craigslist ad before US Thanksgiving and offered his services as a date to family dinner. The twist? In exchange for the free meal, he would intentionally ruin the day.  Continue reading

Skipping Vacations. What’s Up With That?

Canadians and Americans aren’t taking all of the paid vacation days they’re entitled to. Some don’t take any of them at all. I feel like this refers to some sort of aliens because it’s not a concept I’m familiar with.... Continue reading

Happy Birthday Vicky

You saucy minx. Thanks for the extra day off.

Happy Easter Feaster!

It’s been a long time since I decorated eggs for Easter. Who knew this is how they’d react?  Continue reading

We Remember

Poppy sales and donations are up this year and it’s not hard to figure out why. The murders of Cpl. Cirillo and Warrant Officer Vincent put faces, families and tangible heartache on the vague, “people who serve our country”.  Continue reading

Happy Easter Weekend!

A little known fact about the Easter bunny.  Continue reading