Month: March 2014

Pharrell Phor a Monday

The song “Happy” by Pharrell doesn’t require an explanation. Its crazy popularity is because it’s infectious and optimistic.  Sometimes I play it at my desk at work after the show, with my headphones on, just for a lift.  Pharrell is the  musical guest on SNL next week and if he doesn’t perform this song people …

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Evil Scams

You may have heard of the Canada Revenue scam, the grandparent scam, the Nigerian prince scam, the Microsoft scam, the Ebay scam and the other brazen and ugly attempts to get you to give up your sensitive financial information online.  

Brandt’s Randt – Sticks and Stones Take up London Council’s Precious Time

My goodness.  A councillor who’s leaving at the end of this term partly because of the immaturity and lack of productive energy among some of her colleagues, caused quite an uproar this week. Yes, all business grinds to a halt as Joni Baechler has the audacity to give her opinion!!  It’s just another dumb waste …

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Discount Day

Until I went through my receipts to reconcile them with my bank statement, yes I do that, I didn’t realize I had been mistaken for someone older at Shoppers Drug Mart.

House Proud – Cramped Toilets in Sochi Were Startling

Photos of the hideous, shared bathrooms tweeted by visitors to the Olympic games in Sochi, Russia got me thinking about a typical Canadian bathroom, and whether there even is such a thing. I’m assuming those tweeted pictures of cramped, stark toilets were atypical in Russia. At least, I hope so. 

Yo! Bananas!

Many months ago the Yonanas machine caught my attention but it took a while to convince me to acquire one for my own.  

Review: The Racketeer

It’s been a long time since I’ve read a Grisham novel. I was an early fan but he lost me when he evolved into a non-legal-affairs writer.