The effects of living with children….

It’s Saturday night. We’re on our way out to dinner with friends. I’ve just briefed the two fifteen year-old girls who are babysitting. John sits in the car, snickering. Me: What’s so funny? John: Oh, nothing. Me: No really. What gives? John: The last thing you said to those poor girls was, and I quote,…

Clothes. As in, “wear some, please.”

I went to the bank the other day to do some routine banking. It was Friday, which in this day and age often means casual dress at places of business. The institution at which I bank is actually a fairly casual sort of branch most days anyway, so there really isn’t much difference between the…

Because I love laughing at lawyers…..

Law firms are prone to merging and rearranging themselves into strings of surnames that often rival the names of the authors of scientific journal articles in length. Every so often, firms such as “Chaulker, Green and Rowe” transmogrify into “McInnes Cooper” or “Stewart McKelvey Stirling Scales” will save on printing costs by dropping the last…

How dumb can you get? (updated)

Update: The sentencing for Myers is in; six months house arrest and a two year driving suspension. Lucky for him he works from home…. Wonder if his petition to be allowed out periodically to go to court on his clients’ behalf will succeed or if he’ll even make one? I was skimming CBC.ca for interesting…

Tara Bryan’s book art

I was cruising CBC today and saw fellow craft council member Tara Bryan’s name jump out at me from the from page of the website. Her work is amazing and she’s an incredibly talented, well-spoken and intriguing person with whom to chat. I had the pleasure of being in the booth next to her at…