Monthly Archives

March 2009

  • Gordon Brown’s Cuppa

    In case you’re ripe for another random strawberry sighting (see below), you may be interested to know that Kellogg’s is running a new contest: Spot the Strawberry. The prize for the contest, which was…

  • Yo, Alamo

    I flew into San Antonio this evening as the sun was setting. It’s my first time in Texas. The sun was hot on the airplane window and the city was shrouded in haze. I…

  • Green beacon

    I get nervous climbing up a ladder to clean the eaves trough on the first floor of my 1.5 storey house. So, faced with the opportunity to change the bulbs on the Calgary Tower,…

  • Looking both ways before crossing today

    Forty-one is fine. My mother called this morning from a beach in Portugal with birthday wishes. She caught me in the middle of a scramble — getting the kids ready for school after sleeping…

  • It’s spreading

    Joanne writes from Vancouver: “on my run this morning, I saw a strawberry with a bite out of it sitting on the sidewalk…at the corner of 10th and Ontario, no less…I almost fell flat…

  • Granola with fruit

    News flash: There’s something afoot. You won’t read about this in the papers, or even in the alternative media, but it appears that someone in Ottawa is walking around eating fruit salad carelessly. The…

  • That sucking sound

    This morning Jasper was a bit moody and blue when I dropped him off at school. We’d spent the day at home yesterday because Simon was sick with a bad cold and it’s easier…

  • Crying, crying over you!

    The double-bagged kitty litter now has to be split between two bags because it is too heavy for the garbage people to pick up curbside. This is too much interaction with Puddy’s sullied clumping…