Sometimes it is best if The Car Guy just agrees with me... This bench would be perfect on my patio! Too bad it is in a store in Calgary, not Phoenix. This would be perfect in The Car Guys garage. Too bad it was in a store in Phoenix and not in a store in … Continue reading These Things Match up with Things on my Wants List
Where do I spend most of the Alberta growing season... when it isn't snowing, raining, too windy and the mosquito count is tolerable?! In my: Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are. - Alfred Austin - This week's WordPress Photo Challenge is: Letters
The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us. - Bill Watterson - SLIDESHOW: Click on any photo to open a slide show. Press your ‘es-ca-pay’ button to close the slide show.
I like signs. They are not just instructional - they are Word Art! Here are a few of the best that I have found in my travels. Where to bank in Jordan if you don't want to stop. ________________ A pita eatery in Cranbrook, BC _____________ The Police Station in Jerome, Arizona _______________ Sign at … Continue reading Signs from Around the World
Spelling Lesson Stressed spelled backwards is desserts. Coincidence? I think not. - Unknown - Canada and US Revisited - Back Story: Politics in Action. Here in Canada, national political campaigns are brief: We begin by pretty much ignoring the whole thing for a few weeks - then there's a debate, a little yelling, maybe some … Continue reading Updating Past Stories – October 2012
One only needs two tools in life: WD-40 to make things go, and duct tape to make them stop. - G. Weilacher - How often have you observed people's ability to take a perfectly ordinary utilitarian product and turn it into something quite extraordinary, or at the very least unexpected? You know, things like wine … Continue reading Duct Tape – Product with a Million Uses
Eldest Daughter (The Cooker), Son-in-law (The Fisherman), and two Grandchildren (Lego Kid and Wild Child) will be arriving soon for a month of Summer Holiday. Everyone is gearing up for this event. A master list of activities is at the third draft stage, with three families still to provide input. Canada could launch a takeover … Continue reading Guests and Family – My Labour Pool
Dog Story 1: This sign was posted in a Chapters Book Store. Dog Story 2: I spotted this sign in IKEA.
Today is our Easter Dinner and we've invited lots of people. When the guests arrive, there is always a bit of general confusion and milling about while coats are hung, hugs and handshakes are exchanged and food donations are sorted out. (A dinner party at the Red House is rarely a free lunch...) At recently … Continue reading Easter Dinner – Signage For When the Guests Get Here