We heard sirens that sounded fairly close, but there were also some more in the distance. Then Max stopped eating to take note of the sirens; we looked out the window and sure enough the fire trucks were on our street. Some firefighters got out – with gear – and didn’t seem too concerned. Then [...]
Posts under ‘Miscellaneous’
So our blog has taken a beating lately, from several fronts:
> We haven’t done much posting, and none at all since February (in part because we just didn’t and in part because it didn’t make sense in the middle of all of the rest of what I’ll write)
> It got hacked. A bunch of spam [...]
OK, so I’ve been a bad blogger. As in, I haven’t. But I’ve thought about it, so maybe now I’ll go nuts with the blogging.
In any case, I’ve gone live again over on blogTO. I’ll be handling the Morning Brew for the next several weeks, and I posted a review of a nice new bakery [...]
Dear Family & Friends,
As I sit and write this, at work, I must admit (shhh!), I don’t find it as weird to be at work on Thanksgiving as I thought I would. But it is definitely not a normal feeling to know that I don’t have a giant pile of ads to look through, [...]
There’s no doubt rIAm and I have been busy in the nearly three weeks since moving into our apartment. There are so many photos and stories to post, but alas, it just hasn’t happened. This week we have felt much more settled, although the upstairs looks like a bit of disaster in order for the [...]
As I was listening to the CBC this morning, I heard a story about “what is eaten in one week.”
The idea is to compare what a week’s worth of groceries costs and consists of for families in several countries.
That the American family featured spent $341.98 was not surprising. And while the difference is arresting, it [...]
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“Having a smoking section in a restaurant is like having a peeing section in a swimming pool.”
-Dr. Wayne Dyer, during an appearance on the Ellen show.