Archive for January, 2010

Bowling for Canada’s game

January 20, 2010
Bowling for Canada’s game

Guelph Mercury, 01/20/10 Guelph has given the world a lot of things. The Biltmore hat, Sleeman beer and John McCrae, the man who wrote In Flanders Fields. But one of the coolest things this fair city may have ever done was to produce a young man by the name of Tommy Ryan. Ryan may...
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Trampled under foot

January 13, 2010
Trampled under foot

Guelph Mercury, 13/01/10 We spend most of our time trampling over them, taking for granted that they’ll always be there, underfoot, when we need them. And sure, they’re not much to look at. Flat, heavy slabs of concrete that are about as unsexy as it gets. But sidewalks are as big a part of...
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The bearded wonder strikes again

January 7, 2010
The bearded wonder strikes again

Guelph Mercury, 06/01/10 Abraham Lincoln had one. ZZ top had ’em. Heck, Jesus practically invented them. So, the thinking goes, having one would put a man in good company, right? I’m talking, of course, about beards. Those fuzzy jaw warmers that grow right out of your face like some kind of prickly Chia Pet....
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