Tag Archives: language

Nut-Free Zone

Be warned. This is an R-rated post. Mom, you can just avert your eyes, or have Sarah read you the funny bits. As I was getting a coffee at the public market I noticed a vendor selling nuts and chocolate. … 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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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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Should I feel guilty if they’re not?

Seen on sign: ARE YOUR SUMMER TOYS INSUPED? I don’t know what that is, but I think I should get on that. Maybe I need to insupe our wading pool and the slip and slide. I’m not sure why, but it … Continue reading

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There’s a Chip for That?

So, I pick up my mail from my mail drawer at work this morning. And a co-worker has very kindly dropped off my Sun Run stuff (we’ve got enough people for a team this year–go us!). I look at the … Continue reading

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Stranger Than Fiction–10 Ways I Love Thee

If you’re a regular reader, you might by now have guessed that, for the most part, I’m not really what they call an “early-adopter.” That’s why you will see reviews of things that are long since yesterday’s news. But I don’t … Continue reading

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Red Pen Rebel

April 10th is my good friend Michaeleen’s birthday. She was killed in a car accident almost 20 years ago, but I still miss her. We became friends in Grade 3, and remained good friends up until her death at the … Continue reading

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In which technology proves my point, as if I needed more proof

I am having an identity crisis with the paper towel dispenser in the bathrooms at work. Sometimes it refuses to believe I exist and will not dispense towels to me no matter how frantically I wave my hand in front of … Continue reading

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Of Blogging

Since I’ve been blogging, one glorious month, I’ve actually been reading other blogs. And, as the general wisdom holds, most of them are indeed crap. But, and this surprised me, lots are really good. Imaginative. Cute turns of phrase. Observant. … Continue reading

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