My Mexican Doppelganger!

Friday, March 19th, 2010

We got a call from friends last night that we had to watch CBC’s The National for a story about K’Naan and his song “Waving Flag.” Not because of the artist (who is inspiring) or the song (which is great) or the story (which is good), but because of a Mexican radio DJ interviewed in […]

Pass the Rolaids

Saturday, December 27th, 2008

Ooo… home from Christmas visiting and my indigestion is flaring up. I promised myself I wouldn’t overeat this year and I think I mostly managed but I still probably over did it on the sweets. I can’t resist some of the annual goodies that my mother and grandmother make. Plus I got my annual serving […]

Cookies don’t lie!

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

Inspired by Dave Keck‘s posting of a recent (and strange)¬†fortune cookie fortune, I share with you the eerily appropriate fortune I got this weekend.

Enemies close and sources closer

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

Okay, this is a broad appeal for information. I’ve got an interesting scrap of information scribbled down in my notebook but no accompanying note about where I found it. Or if I made it up, but I don’t think I did. Anyway, I’m now looking for a little more information, but I can’t find the […]

Surely not a good idea

Friday, October 24th, 2008

A USB-powered desktop tanning centre? From

Who wouldn’t want this in the bathroom?

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

To be honest, some (okay, a lot) of what’s for sale at this online store worries me, but you have to laugh at a toilet brush in the shape of a skull and bones. “Do not go in there!”

The importance of voting

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

Just in case you haven’t seen this already on Matt Forbeck‘s site, ¬†this is a funny and very pointed video with a message about the importance of (duh!) voting. I’m not American, of course, but the message in this is incredibly important. We’ve having our own election up here in Canada in a couple of […]