Homer Simpson

“You’ll have to speak up, I’m wearing a towel.” “Maybe, just once, someone will call me “Sir” without adding “You’re making a scene…”” “The three little sentences that will get you through life… Cover for me. Oh, good idea Boss! It was like that when I got here.” “I think Mr Smithers picked me for […]

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Change

Ever notice how some people like change and others don’t? If you still wish Motorola made the original bag phone, you might not be an early adopter. If you still drive your car from the 80’s because you’re suspicious of automobiles run by “computers”, you might not be an early adopter. If everyone has IT […]

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Name Shaming

I recently celebrated a birthday. I won’t tell you which one it was for the sake of decency, and it would be extremely difficult to find out for yourself via FB or other legal ways to spy on people, but it was really great. I have an amazing group of people I’m lucky enough to […]

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Sportsmanlike Conduct

Rain soccer is amazing, snow soccer not so much… Arwen is playing for Croxford this year and I just dropped her off at practice. Wouldn’t you know but it started raining the moment we arrived? And it wasn’t the soft caress of BC rain, it was more like snow. I walked across the fields to […]

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Wall Kicking

What a shock when the least likely of my daughters, in a fit of restless energy, decided to start wall-kicking in the tv room downstairs. She even tried to talk one of her sisters and her friend into it. Eventually she put her foot right through the drywall. I was not expecting it from my […]

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Men at Work

Working with men has an interesting dynamic. I’m not saying I prefer it to working with women because they always smell nicer but it does have a certain feel about it that I’ve spent much of my life working around. Example: My buddy Matt and I were digging post holes in his yard with one […]

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Summer Now and Then

What a delightful week for most parents as we watched our children trudge off to school. It’s funny how July fades into August and what used to be a long awaited break gets eaten up in mornings slept in, too much tv, and the optimal emotional temperature that can only be brought about by spending […]

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