Archive for April, 2010

Let’s just not talk about it, OK?

April 28, 2010
Let’s just not talk about it, OK?

Guelph Mercury, 28/04/10 Whew. That was close. Our kids almost got more education about s-e-x. Yeah, I know. Can you imagine? But for now, at least, we can rest assured our kids won’t get any information about that dirty, sinful business. We can be certain they will remain perfectly innocent and ignorant. I’m referring,...
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When is retirement not retirement?

April 21, 2010
When is retirement not retirement?

Guelph Mercury, 04/21/10 A police officer doesn’t keep chasing bad guys after he leaves the service. The post man doesn’t keep delivering your mail once he hands in his mailbag. So why does no one blink when school teachers retire, and keep on working? For years, the practice of retired teachers taking supply positions...
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Jesus, hot wings made me fat

April 14, 2010
Jesus, hot wings made me fat

Guelph Mercury, 14/04/10 Oh right, it’s spring. I’d almost forgotten our roadways aren’t for getting around — they’re for digging holes, parking heavy equipment, and for keeping the Road Closed sign guys in business. Yep. You can’t drive directly across town anymore without taking a 10-minute detour, which means spring must be here. But...
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What’s in a dog’s name?

April 8, 2010
What’s in a dog’s name?

Guelph Mercury,  08/04/10 On the surface, dogs seem to have it all. They don’t have to work. No one blinks when they sniff each other’s rear ends. And they get to pee outside. But unlike people, who can legally change their names, man’s best friend has to live with the name we give him,...
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