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More than a Mechanic

I had to visit my mechanic the other day (it’s becoming an all-too-regular occurrence unfortunately). I have two regular mechanics, one out by my work and one close to where we live. This was the close-to-where-we-live mechanic–a real salt of … Continue reading

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Don’t you just love it when…

the sun bursts through the clouds. last minute plans come through. the coffee’s ready. your kids exceed your expectations. its finally in stock. you’re inspired or, better yet, inspiring. someone makes you laugh yourself silly. that tabletop is clear. someone … Continue reading

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Don’t you just hate it when…

you forget that it’s garbage day and you just cleaned out the fridge, so now you not only have a full garbage can for an extra week, but really smelly garbage. you don’t want to. you lose things that normally … Continue reading

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High in Irony

Scott Adams on the Dilbert Blog (you can find the link in my sidebar) wrote about life’s ironies the other day (Irony Attack, Aug. 26, 2008). I was going to comment on his blog, but then it means registering, and people … Continue reading

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When phrases de-volve

When did Thinking outside of the box become Thinking out of the box ??? I’m just saying that those two statements mean very different things. One’s a paradigm shift and the other’s pre-fab thinking. One is invention and cracking the cosmic egg. The other is … Continue reading

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Content-Free Post

Have you noticed that the organic movement is very much defined by what it is not? Very soon, I fully expect to buy an organic apple and have the following information on the sticker (the sticker that’s two microns bigger than an … Continue reading

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Warning Lights

As I unbuckled my youngest from his car seat, I took a look at the back seat of my car. Oh dear. Suddenly, an unwelcome epiphany crystallized into a dark forbidding mass that could no longer be ignored. This was my epiphany: … Continue reading

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100 Posts, 100 Things About Me

In honour of my 100th post, here are 100 things about me. Some of it will be redundant if you’ve followed the first 99 posts, but I guess you will just have to live with that since coming up with … Continue reading

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Commas don’t, kill the message but sure, can make it harder, to understand

Seen on the tailgate of a Chevy Blazer: Guns Kill People, Like Spoons Made Rosie O’Donnell Fat! This is not a post about pro or con guns (although I will note that yes, people kill people, but it is EASIER … Continue reading

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Warning: Bureaucracy ahead

Be duly warned: bureaucracies may be hazardous to your health. Our family has been plunged with very little warning into the icy waters of a serious health issue. Along with the illness comes the aftershock of being injected into what I would … Continue reading

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