Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Stooges

  Tonight was an easy dinner – warmed up leftovers – so for fun I loaded up an old Three Stooges video on youtube at 4:44 before I went outside to relax with a cold one. “A Plumbing We Will … Continue reading

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More Disappearing News Stories

It probably won’t be here long; it is the last of the links I can find that are still active. http://www.saobserver.net/news/video-anaham-residents-find-strength-in-fighting-fires/ At least someone is standing pat and fighting for what little they have left. If they lose that, where … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update – the Dark Side

Lynn and I were chatting the other day, in the smoke that had settled on the Shuswap from all of the fires that have sprouted (and are continuing to sprout) up here in B.C., about all the ones supposedly started … Continue reading

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The Man Who Listens

I remember, way back in 1965, when I was in grade four, my teacher Mrs. Rupert, telling me, “That’s your problem. You just don’t LISTEN.” Of course, I tried . . after all, she had a school board regulation STRAP … Continue reading

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Smog Blog

Well, it has been a long day, and we will celebrate our accomplishments. But first, just have a look at how things have changed here in the Shuswap (and this is the way it is or worse for all of … Continue reading

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RIBFEST!

So happy to see that Ribfest was a giant success in my old hometown of Sarnia. Egads – estimates of up to 20,000 people there on Saturday night ?!?! A familiar name, ‘Smokin’ Joe’s’ raked in the awards. I remember … Continue reading

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Put this away for fifty years and …

Ever wonder what you could put your hard-earned $$ into today that would turn out to be the early-days Apple stock (at a couple of bucks a share way back when) of today? I have heard of people investing in … Continue reading

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Happy (belated) Birthday VSA-99

It has been years since the ‘good ole days’ of Blackwell House. Laying out by the pool sunning ourselves, playing ping-pong and cooling off in the refreshing blue water, and pouring a cold beer from the kegerator. On many of … Continue reading

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A visit to the Stupid Store

Last time we were in one of our favourite places in the whole world, Pentiction B.C., Lynn and I happened by the Stupid Store there to procure our favourite olive oil – ACROPOLIS ORGANIC – that we used to get … Continue reading

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