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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
A USB-powered desktop tanning centre? From ThinkGeek.com
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!”
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 […]