Category Archive for: ‘Middle Of The Road’

  • I Lament the Porch


    I do.  I lament the porch.  Or rather, I lament the passing of the use of the classical porch versus the purely decorative ones we see now.

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  • Belly to Belly


    So here’s little Jimmy working at the Winter Olympic Games in Whistler.  I’m employed as a media liaison guy with Olympic Broadcasting Services.  One of the menial roles I played was to work in the ‘mixing zone’, where the athletes come through after competing, to …

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    The Rockweiller


    Meet Judd the ‘Rockweiller”.  His favourite pastime is flipping rocks over and over, with his nose.  For those of you with ‘dental health’ concerns, he does not pick the rock up with his teeth!  Judd is 121 lbs of lovin’ and suckiness.  Like all dogs, …

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    Cellular Shopping


    So there I am standing in a Whistler supermarket.  I turn down the international foods aisle or whatever they call it, and it is packed!  Oh.  Did I mention that this was Easter weekend?  As I worm and dodge my way down the crowded aisle, …

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    What Are The BC Liberals Thinking?!


    The BC Liberals have fallen into the Guergis-Jaffer trap.  That is, they started to believe their own press.  Whereas Helena Guergis and her husband epitomized ‘entitlement’, the BC Libs have long thought themselves ‘omnipotent’.  I call it the ‘we are so far ahead of the …

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    Why Am I Paying For Helena Guergiss SUV?


    It flabbergasts me that in today’s age of ‘pay-down-the-deficit’ via reduced services and cut-backs, that we still have our Canadian cabinet ministers driven around in high-end vehicles with chauffeurs!  Today’s Globe and Mail has a story how Ms. Guergis’s husband,  Rahim ‘Under-a-HUGE-cloud’ Raffer is accused …

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    Canadas Taliban Prisoners, A Tempest in a Political Teapot


    The opposition parties of Canada must be rubbing their hands with glee, as the Afghan prisoner debate goes on, and on and on . .. . . Do any of them REALLY care what happens to Taliban taken prisoner by Canadian soldiers?  I mean, if …

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  • Ipad 2 Review 07



    I so do not agree with Queen’s University professor Sidney Eve Matrix, when she says that “these devices are an extension of our ‘digital selves’” and that “People really use such brands (ie. iPad) to communicate their ambition, their values, their identity”.  Say WHAT??   …

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    My Dog And I Are The Same Age


    Judd the dog and I are the same age.  However, he is much more switched on and with his priorities in perfect order;  chasing cats, playing with favourite rock, guarding courtyard, sleeping, eating, mooching and so forth.  We are displaying increasingly similar physical characteristics though: …

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