I recently come across a picture on social media that someone had snapped of an elderly gentleman standing in line at what appears to be a hardware store. This fellow had on a rather odd homemade-looking hat and a pair of rubber boots. He also wore a face mask. This photo was taken solely because … Continue reading What If
Anne took a tentative bite and chewed with her mouth partly open, the way you do when something is too hot or if you are trying to really taste something. She sighed deeply before her lip started to quiver. Unable to help it she burst into tears, building until she was sobbing uncontrollably. Normally a … Continue reading Secret Ingredient
Jon had been standing on the bridge for hours, long since watching the sun go down. Rush hour traffic had faded and the world was getting quieter. Jon reflected on the many wrong turns he had made in his life, all leading to this moment. Failed marriage, failed career, failing health - it seemed to … Continue reading Heroes
I curled up in my kennel and waited for someone - anyone - to come and visit me. It had been a whirlwind couple of days but here, alone in the quiet with nothing but white walls and cold cement around me, I am able to reflect. I had been so happy, with good food … Continue reading I’m Sorry
It's product review time again! Faithful readers will know that every now and then a product comes by that deserves some extra attention - and I am just the guy to give it. So without further adieu, let's talk paper towel…Recently I was wandering through my favourite grocery store and on my list, right between … Continue reading Saving the world ain’t easy.
Random thought...Let's imagine that I start making moonshine in my garage. Now of course there are laws in place and it is against federal law to distill hard alcohol (even for personal consumption) without a license. This prohibits me from legally making moonshine, but it really isn't that difficult to do. All of the ingredients … Continue reading The Difference?
Everyone I know enjoys that quiet time at the end of the day when you get to relax. You know the time – a long work day is done, dinner is done, chores are done and you get to curl up in bed with your spouse and watch a movie or your favourite series on … Continue reading Grow Long and Prosper
Lately the subject of "tinfoil hats" has come to my attention a few times so I feel it is necessary to help dispell some inaccuracies that are common around their construction. Whether it's 5G networks, mind control rays, chemtrails, space lasers or any of a number of other conspiracies against you (the list is endless … Continue reading Conspiracy 101 – use your tin wisely
I recently had a friend ask if we had “seasonal pillows” in our house. After a brief discussion, I learned that there are people who change out their cushions to match the colours or themes of the seasons and holidays throughout the year. This got me thinking about our humble couch and I realized that … Continue reading Seasonal Pillows
In the darkness, I am watching. I see your face as it relaxes as you let out a soft snore, only to be pulled back in a grimace as the pain rears up again. I watch as you roll from side to side, asleep but not really, searching for a position where your body will … Continue reading I See You