Monthly Archives: September 2008

The Pizza Post

So many people these days order out for pizza or use those dreadful frozen ones that I fear that many have forgotten how pizza is actually made.  Making pizza from scratch is time consuming, which is probably why people order … Continue reading

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a quick fix for too much greed

Nice to see the U.S. government finally getting into the banking business.  I mean, earlier this month they got firmly into the mortgage business, and a few days ago they entered the insurance market too.  Hell of a buying spree, … Continue reading

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Racing the sun home

I used to think that the day would never come I’d see delight in the shade of the morning sun My morning sun is the drug that brings me near To the childhood I lost, replaced by fear I used … Continue reading

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The cops with the guns

Cool photo, no?  I got it from Wikipedia.  The Union Jack looks so pretty fluttering behind those two heavily armed cops. A guy I know once complained that the UK was becoming like a police state.  It didn’t seem that … Continue reading

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The Price of Gas

The CBC is running a fantastic article on gasoline pricing. The government gets you bad at the pumps.  The average amount of tax nationally is about 32 cents a litre.  But if you ever thought the retailers were gouging you, … Continue reading

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Richard Monette Has Died

Richard Monette has passed away at the age of 64.  Everyone who lives in Stratford knew about the man, he was the larger than life director of the Stratford Festival for 14 years, stepping down in 2007.  I met him … Continue reading

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Overpopulation is the Enemy

This is my comment on this a very frustrating CBC story.  The comment will likely get lost in moderation because is it more than two paragraphs long and uses math.  Sadly, this would seem to be the rule with CBC.ca … Continue reading

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