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Love in the time of the selfie

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Love in the time of the selfie

As love notes go, it wasn’t exactly the words of Ludwig van Beethoven “Oh, go on loving me – never doubt the faithfullest of heart. Of your beloved. Ever thine. Ever mine. Ever ours.” It wasn’t even close to President Ronald Reagan’s mushy missive to his beloved Nancy: “I more than love you, I’m not […]

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Come for the sex, stay for the jail term

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Come for the sex, stay for the jail term

“I wonder why prostitution is illegal. Why should it be illegal to sell something that’s perfectly legal to give away?” ~ George Carlin ~ Last year the Supreme Court of Canada threw out the old and archaic laws on prostitution and recently Justice Minister Peter MacKay replaced them with a new and even more archaic […]

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Where horses just want want to have fun

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Where horses just want want to have fun

I was just fifteen years old, living in a dot on the map called Dain City when I had a vague notion that there was a beautiful and exciting racetrack twenty minutes away from where horses raced on summer afternoons and people went to bet on them. Gambling being one of the few vices my […]

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More room for the wine rack

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More room for the wine rack

For the 99.9% of the people on the planet who are not particularly great at anything, the payoff is that you don’t have to purchase a trophy case. Also, those big honkin’ championship rings can really get in the way when you’re on the road and trying to communicate with a bad driver. With awards […]

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Canadians better than Americans at parenting celebrities

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Canadians better than Americans at parenting celebrities

I do not mean to offend Americans who might be reading this column but the fact is – Canadians have much better parenting skills than you. Take your very own designated whack job Lindsay Lohan for instance. Lindsay is a Hollywood actress who has starred in such movies as I Drive Drunk, Above The Law […]

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The silly season for birds

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The silly season for birds

I’ve got crosses of masking tape on all the windows of the house to stop birds from flying into them. Unfortunately the robins mistake these X’s for runway markings.  At the beginning of June they’re naturally excited – nesting, mating and flying off in all directions like somebody spiked the Hummingbird feeder.  Now, late in […]

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