Jan 262011

This is astounding news! It’s been brought to my attention that the year 2010 has ended! And not only that, it seems that when such a thing happens, people tend to compile and share lists of their favourite things from that very same year that has just concluded—films, books, music, etc. Well, waddya know! Okay, so maybe I just haven’t gotten around to it till [continue…]

Jan 232011

CBC News: “Bountiful women to testify at polygamy trial.” share: Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Tell a friend

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Jan 152011

“Well, excuuuuussse MEEE!” That was Steve Martin’s famous punchline from one of his great, wacky 1970s comedy routines. Of course, its less comedic version, a simple everyday “excuse me,” is also what people often say when they sneeze. Or burp. Or… well, you get the idea. Which sometimes prompted this witty rejoinder that I recall from my youth: “There’s no excuse for ya.” Oh, that [continue…]