When did become a good idea to wear Camoflage outfits to the mall? For simplicity I will refer to their street name, Camo. The other day, my wife and I went shoe shopping with our 14 year old. That in itself was an ordeal and probably was the genesis for this entire incident. I blame it … More Fashion Camouflage?
Have you ever been in an experiment? I regularly experiment on the people around me, including my children. You can read about all the fun in my most excellent post, “The 8 Words That Can Keep Any Conversation Going.” Is it possible that life is some sort of experiment? In a scientific experiment, there are … More Do you AdMIT that Life is an Experiment?
How is it that when you and I were 7, being grounded was the worst thing in the world… and now that we are adults, being grounded is something we long for? What do you fear? What brings out your inner chicken? I am afraid of heights. I am a chicken, a man-fairy when it … More The Downside of Being Grounded
I live in Edmonton, Alberta. My city is known by a few names: Festival City, River City, Oil City, the Capital City and the City of (formerly) Champions. Now we have one more name to add to this impressive list, we are now known as the saddest city in Canada. I will let that sink … More Why does SADuary have to come right after Christmas?
“Coffee brings out my better self.” Coffee. Just saying the word makes me pause. I began my relationship with coffee in my early thirties. I knew almost immediately this would be a lifetime of Bean Love. I constantly search for the perfect ratio of cream and sugar. I like my coffee medium oak in color, two … More How A Cup of Coffee May Help You to Get Your Mind Back
The Keystone Pipeline is missing something. Canada is attempting to export our Crude Oil, but I think this lacks creativity. Honestly, oil is boring and old school. Canada, let’s wake up and be creative. We have beer, so why not export it? Bruges, Belgium: Beautiful city known for it’s bikes, a nice wet river … More Keystone XL Pipeline: Should Canada export Beer instead?
Semicolon – A punctuation mark (;) used to join two independent clauses in a sentence. The semicolon shows that the ideas in the two clauses are related: “Jack really didn’t mind being left without a car; he had the house to himself.” “The semicolon is like a marriage counsellor, trying to unify two partners who prefer … More The daily semicolon: The rest of your story