Monday, June 30, 2008

One of these things is not like the others

Night Watch was wy better than I expected - so much so that after watching it I had to run out and get Day Watch IMMEDIATELY. Luckily, it was easy to find.

Thursday, June 26, 2008

You're Doing it Wrong

Uh, hey, Mars... Do solar-powered things still work when you put them indoors? I will wager that it makes them less effective.

Wednesday, June 25, 2008


Really, everybody wins.

Monday, June 23, 2008

Accounting for Taste

I want you to imagine biting into a chocolate and discovering that it is filled with a prune. A PRUNE. Now I want you to imagine that this process is so delightful to Russians that they have created LITERALLY DOZENS OF TOTALLY DIFFERENT VARIETIES, of which 5 are shown here.

Sunday, June 22, 2008

It's hard to take good pictures at dances since the lights are dim and almost everyone is moving, which is just fine.

Friday, June 20, 2008

Edmonton Block Heater

It's always been hard for me not to imagine cars as having big faces. When I moved to Edmonton suddenly all of the cars were sticking out their tongues like they were working real hard.

Not to mention, you know, Community

If you ever get the chance, go to a teepee raising - at least 8 kinds of free bannock, that's what I'm talking about.

Monday, June 16, 2008

Tee hee....

I smile every time I see this book. Am I the only one who has a different dominant reading for the term "Prairie Fire"?

Sunday, June 15, 2008


I miss Mark already. I don't think I've ever met anyone quite like him.

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Why Fight it?

It was hard to choose which of today's photos to blog, but ultimately not even the prostitutes could upstage this dog.

Monday, June 9, 2008

East Side

Any tavern serious enough to need a lobby is my kind of tavern.

Saturday, June 7, 2008


Without Chris' help and generosity I wouldn't have a driver's license, so I wasn't hesitant to buy him a giant bowl of cold, fried cream in gratitude

Thursday, June 5, 2008


So, if you happen to know anyone in Edmonton who fixes antique sewing machines, let me know.

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Wir auch!

Here Chris demonstrates the Plautdietsch sentence so complicated it was worth a Masters' degree. The sentence plus that giant book you see on the table describing it. That's my understanding of the situation, anyway.....