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Midnight Slushies

My friends and I have the strangest traditions. Years and years and years ago, I was working in a hell hole at Dupont & Christie and living up in Thornhill (with Mommy & Daddy). I decided it was time to leave Thornhick, and move to the city-proper. Taking public transit from Bayview and 7 was a pain in the ass. I found a place at St. Clair and Bathurst, which meant I could walk to work. I was really excited about that. I was also excited for a large number of other things… one of those things I mentioned to my then-coworker Graeme was the prospect of Midnight Slushies from… Read More »Midnight Slushies


I’ve determined that the best way to judge romantic compatibility is how ridiculous a name combination can be. Just look at my best friends, the Misbies. They’re perfect for each other and the hilarious combination of Miller and Crosby works so well. Then there’s my ex, we had an ~8 year relationship, and when you combined Hood and Anklewicz, you got Hoodlewicz. You cannot deny that amazing power of such a ridiculous name combination. Obviously only powerful enough to last eight years, but that’s much better than my usual 30 minutes. It also works with other couples, I can look at my coworker and her husband to be, and we… Read More »Names


Your result for The Nerd? Geek? or Dork? Test… Joe Normal 35 % Nerd, 9% Geek, 35% Dork For The Record: A Nerd is someone who is passionate about learning/being smart/academia. A Geek is someone who is passionate about some particular area or subject, often an obscure or difficult one. A Dork is someone who has difficulty with common social expectations/interactions. You scored less than half in all three, earning you the title of: Joe Normal. This is not to say that you don’t have some Nerd, Geek or Dork inside of you–we all do, and you can see the percentages you have right above. This is just to say… Read More »Really?

Twenty Ten

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Oh, Caroline no!

Just got this email from my insurance adjuster. Hi Adam, I spoke with the other parties insurance broker and the agent is going to be meeting her their client on Tuesday to take a statement. So hopefully I can get this resolved by early next week. Thanks. Regards, <Insurance Adjuster’s Name> Claims Settlement Adjuster I wonder if his statement will be, “I’m a douchebag.” I really

Where has your headlight gone

On Halloween, I returned to my car to find my baby girl (2000 Honda Civic) was injured. It was a bad night, fortunately, some lovely person saw what happened, and noted the plate number on an old TTC day pass. That person is a hero to me. Yesterday, I got my girl back, she’s doing fine, and the lovely folks at the body shop fixed her up real well. Today I got a call from the Toronto Police Service, telling me they “apprehended the vehicle and have laid charges.” I’m guessing they’re not charging the vehicle, but the person, but either way, I’m giddy! Road trip, anyone?