Category Humour

Makes Sense to Me

It has been one of those weeks. Where work has intruded on the time I might have used to edit today’s post. Actually, I looked last night at half a dozen almost completed pieces and said to myself “they can wait.” Saturday can be just as busy as a weekday – I hope this picture […]

Friday Pun

Sorry, I couldn’t resist that one.

The Fine Print

I’ll admit it, I laughed when I saw this on a friend’s Facebook page. From a linguistic perspective, I’m not sure God’s instructions to Adam and Eve were “terms and conditions” like Apple (and other tech companies) use for software, but I guess it is close enough. Once I was finished laughing though, I took […]

Labour Day

Today is a holiday in Canada. In the US also, though they spell it Labor Day. I guess the extra ‘u’ was too much like work, so they dropped it. Given that it is a holiday, I thought I would take today off – especially since today is a salute to workers, and posting here […]

Poor Conditions

First walk in Ottawa’s urban forest this year. I guess no-one from the National Capital Commission changes notices as the seasons change. The tobogganing hill is closed occasionally in the winter after  freezing rain – it gets too slick to be safe. I presume that is the “poor conditions” referred to on the sign. It […]

Relaxing on a Saturday

The weather forecast is good – I’m going to spend the day at the beach. But I couldn’t resist sharing this one with you before I go. I’ll probably get in trouble for posting this – I have friends and family members who are accountants. Please don’t take this personally.  


I’ve posted this one before. Another reason why I try not to use the autocomplete feature. My phone is very creative with the options it gives me, but never have I had to deal with a choice like the one depicted below.