The Fair-Weather Motorist

Spring is trying its best to make an appearance. Two days ago the temperature reached 16C and the sun was shining. Yesterday it rained, then it rained ice pellets, then…

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Crumbling Around Us

‘Infrastructure’ is a word that I hear used frequently at this time of year, and it is usually preceded by the word ‘decaying’. Infrastructure is the basic underlying framework that…

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Permanent Record

Lack of time this week means you get something from the past. This was written in 2014 but seems to be just as relevant today as then. Now the President…

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Ice Cycle

I have been back in Canada for a little less than three weeks and I discovered that while I was away Mother Nature had smiled upon my neighbours and had…

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Socks

I received a communique from Rock some 48 hours ago. He told me that he and Stream were packed and ready to go. He also inquired as to the weather,…

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It Wasn’t A Joke???

Every time I hear any news broadcast I find myself saying the same thing over and over to myself, “Thank God I’m not an American!!”  I’ve been repeating this since…

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Nicer Next Week

“It’s supposed to get nicer next week.” This was said to me by an employee of the Big Box store and repeated throughout the day by others. That day was…

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Winter Woolys

It doesn’t seem to matter when it comes to Mother Nature, she’ll always find a way to screw with my life. Two weeks ago she sent the first blizzard of the…

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12 Days Of Mayhem

December 2013   Working in retail at Christmas sucks. That is the mantra that retail employees live by at this time of year. These are good hard working people that…

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