$2.23 CAD per litre of regular gas. Or, for my US friends, $6.49 USD per US gallon of regular gas. Good thing I drive a hybrid and work at home a fair bit. ETA: It hit a new high of $2.34 CAD per litre this week! ($6.92 USD per US gallon). It’s coming down a … Continue reading WTF?
... Christmas! After taking a break yesterday and buying some stocking stuffers at a nearby shop that sells local arts, crafts, and delicacies, I finally am starting to feel a bit of Christmas spirit! The town and beyond is starting to have a wintery, holiday look. I bought a new Santa for my display above … Continue reading It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…
The other day I was having an exciting time browsing accounting software when I came across this picture that looks remarkably like someone we know... He often displays his penchant for baseball caps and the facial expression certainly matches one of his go-to poses for pictures... And we know that he has at least pretended … Continue reading Seeing Double?
Time for a few more answers to Guylty's 2018 Fan A to Z Challenge. (Continued from here.) B. Which of his chaRActers do you think RA is most like? Which is he most unlike? Richard Armitage has recently talked about being quite like Rowan Jackman, the detective in his latest audiobook project, Their Lost Daughters by Joy … Continue reading Richard Armitage Fan A to Z Challenge: B to E
Just over a week ago, a Junior-A hockey team in Saskatchewan was travelling by bus to a playoff game. They didn't make it. Their bus collided with a double-trailer semi-truck, leaving 16 people dead and 13 injured, some very seriously. The semi driver was unhurt and the cause of the crash is still being investigated. … Continue reading Tragedy and Solidarity
Not only is it the end of 2017, but it has also been one year since I started blogging! I've really enjoyed it, not least because of all the interesting people I have met on line. Thank you for reading and for engaging in such thought-provoking (and sometimes just plain fun) conversations. Before I review … Continue reading Recap of My First Year of Blogging
1. Headaches - Music must be played at all times... preferably loudly 2. Loss of intimacy - All romantic excursions must be interrupted at regular intervals by numerous acquaintances, generally known through sport 3. Feelings of living inside a transistor radio - Anything worth watching (in the eyes of the extrovert) must be shared with … Continue reading Common Side Effects of Living with an Extrovert
First of all, I'll extend my thanks to both Esther and Guylty for nominating me and I'll try to answer the questions from both of you. About The Mystery Blogger Award: The Mystery Blogger Award is an opportunity for a blogger to share a little about themselves, while providing links and a similar opportunity to other bloggers who write … Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award – Thanks!
Our rainy season is now starting, but a couple of weeks ago I was finishing up a sunny week's "staycation" in Vancouver with our English visitors. It was great to have a week off work and we made the most of the time, doing the touristy things we don't often do. And, really, we couldn't … Continue reading Vancouver Staycation