Monthly Archives: October 2011

Brew Hoo Ha

Weather-wise, it was a miserable weekend, wannit? It is such a downer, Guido breaks precedent and accompanies me to the Liquor and Rubber Balls Sport Emporium and Colonics-While-U- Wait clinic for a Saturday night reprieve, provoking bemusement among the largely … Continue reading

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Pig Skin Party Time

And so baseball season ends, leaving us this to look forward to: A radio station in Ontario held a ticket giveaway in which six contestants had to dig through a kiddie pool filled with buffalo manure to find a canister … Continue reading

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Pawd cassed

A local on-and-off blogger of some notoriety repute has convinced me to embark on an experiment that is contrary to my every impulse and instinct by correctly pointing out, “Yeah, but at first you felt the same way about blogging, … Continue reading

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Dialing for Dollars

Sometimes I answer the phone for no good reason. The guy on the other end asks for me, then almost (but not quite) apologetically reads from his cheat-sheet that this telephone call is an attempt to collect a debt, and … Continue reading

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Good Times Bad Times

Finally — some good news for a change. With Election Day just over a year away, a deep sense of economic anxiety and doubt about the future hangs over the nation, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll, … Continue reading

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All That Glitters, But Not In Shitters

This experiment rapidly turned to shit…..no, wait!  That’s how it started! A Northern Ireland man who tried to turn his own faeces into gold by putting it on an electric heater has been jailed for three months…..The bizarre experiment, carried … Continue reading

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Puppy Love

Or sick puppy. Here’s what you can expect when you name your son Kimberly. “My dog is like my child, I don’t, I know people say he is just a dog, but they just don’t understand how I feel. I … Continue reading

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