Monthly Archives: May 2008

Obesity as a cause of global warming

This is funniest thing I’ve read in a long time: “Obesity as a Cause of Global Warming.” For real. Apparently someone actually did a study. Now I know the boffins have been going after fat people lately, but linking it … Continue reading

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The things I do for free plants

I allow the walnut tree in my backyard to exist mostly as a courtesy for the local squirrels. They take care of all the walnuts for me and you don’t have to rake its leaves. I had always wanted a … Continue reading

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The McDonalds at Guantanamo Bay

Guantanamo Bay has a McDonalds! This and a Subway, Pizza Hut, A&W, Taco Bell, and a KFC. It even has a fancy place called the Wind Jammer, perhaps because every Caribbean resort should have a bar called the “Wind Jammer”. … Continue reading

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Dope and the Canadian Forces

1 in 20 Canadian non-combat soldiers tests positive for drugs Sayeth the CBC: Averaged out, 6.5 per cent of those tested in the navy and five per cent in the army indicated positive results, almost entirely for marijuana. Well, duh. … Continue reading

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Galactica Death Watch, part 3

Poor Gaeta. He survives “Guess What’s Coming to Dinner” but Dr. Cottle has to amputate his destroyed leg. He comforts himself by singing in his hospital bed; it’s a sad tune, almost like a dirge. So while technically we didn’t … Continue reading

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Exhausted Before the Weekend

And that weekend is the May 24 weekend. Arguably the most important weekend holiday in all of Canada. Certainly one of the most important weekends in my schedule. I’ve got a LAN-bash to go to. Video games and beer. Very … Continue reading

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Sticker Shock

I went to gas up the van today, I needed the fuel and you should do this a few days before the May-24 because gas stations always jack the price up ten cents on the weekend. Imagine my surprise when … Continue reading

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