Silly Nephew, Didn’t You Know, I’m Bluffing My Way Through The Gruffalo?

The other day I went on a tiny shopping spree…for kids’ books. Yup, I bought a few books to have around in case we end up babysitting wee ones. I have learned recently that I can memorize kids’ stories if I hear them read often enough, and sometimes it only takes a few repetitions to […]

What Matters Most, What Makes Us Whole, Is Knowing Who Is Annoying The Hell Out Of Us This Christmas

This friggin commercial drove me batty this Christmas season. and not for the reason you’re probably thinking, that it ran six jillion times an hour, especially on certain channels. No, it’s for these three reasons. First, I had no idea what it was for. This happens more times these days than I’d like. I’d like […]

I Found A Store In A Mall That Gets Christmas Music Right. No, I Can’t Believe It Either

I need to give a shoutout to the Bootlegger in Kitchener’s Fairview Mall, one of the few stores seemingly in the world that has figured out how to handle its Christmas music. I was in there doing some Christmas shopping this week and I couldn’t help but notice their music mix. I don’t know who […]

Twas The Night Before Christmas, House Of Commons Style

I pay decent attention to the goings on in Parliament, yet somehow I had never seen Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner read his annual Christmas poem. But now I have, and it’s awesome. With so much division in the world, sometimes it’s nice to be reminded that things don’t suck all the time and that now […]