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Workouts, Wild Turkeys and Way Too Much Time On My Hands

Greetings from Canada’s Ocean Playground! I’ve been in Nova Scotia for about a week now, visiting with family and friends, lazing on the beach, and basically living the life of a bored housewife with way too much time on her hands. It’s all really great and relaxing-  except for the WILD TURKEY who has taken up residence … Continue reading

Canada / Culture / Humour / Life / News / Technology

The Demise Of The Penny: A Catalyst For Change?

February 4, 2013 was a day that changed the lives of Canadians forever. No, Tim Horton’s didn’t stop serving coffee (thank God). We didn’t change our national sport to curling. Ryan Gosling didn’t (officially) become President Of The Universe. No. It was much more drastic than that. On February 4, 2013, the Royal Canadian Mint … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ham On Rye By Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski was one angry man. ….Or should I say, Henry Chinaski, Bukowkski’s thinly veiled aler-ego in the novel Ham on Rye. In this semi-autobiographical take on Bukowksi’s own life, Ham on Rye follows Chinaski through his childhood and adolescence, first in Germany, and then in depression-era Los Angeles. To say life wasn’t easy for the young … Continue reading