Month: October 2013

A Slightly Condescending Randt

Some things are so simple.  But for some people, they’re not simple enough.  Today’s randt was inspired by our Mayor’s desire to revisit the garbage pickup schedule because he’s tired of hearing from constituents who are “confused” and “frustrated” by the current rotation.  In the words of Jerry Seinfeld, “Who arrreeee these people?”  And I randt.   …

No Mean Fiat

In a little perk of the job, I had a 2014 Fiat 500 to drive all weekend and drive it, I did. There were no strings attached. If I wanted to talk about it I was free to tell the truth.  Frankly, I wouldn’t have taken the vehicle any other way.  …

How Low Can They Go?

I’ve always found it frustrating that people don’t seem to care about city politics. Unless there’s a scandal, and London’s council has provided a lot of them this term, most people don’t pay attention to the level of government that has the most direct effect on their lives.   …

An Ugly, Perfect Pillow

Every once in a while I forget I’m not supposed to lift anything heavy. After all, this not-lifting thing is only a couple of years old, since my whiplash injury in a car accident on Springbank Drive in February 2011. I’ve taken good care of it and recovered quite nicely.  …