Friday, October 30, 2009

Precious Cargo

The Littlest Caravan

Thursday, October 29, 2009


Is this an easter egg? Did they choose the colour scheme specifically for Balwin?  This literacy/autistic specialty Ukranian bilingual school?

Wednesday, October 28, 2009


What?  What?  What?   Surely the FEMIMENACE is meant to be ironic?  Surely someone didn't realize that GETYOURHERBON.CA was a practical joke?

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

And More!

Hinduism and more!  The "Other" of religions!  click through to see if yours made the list!

Monday, October 26, 2009

The Phil Way?

I had to walk 2 blocks down the street to buy a lemon, but I figured I'd just quickly check what's wrong with my headphones first. After spending a few hours cutting them up, putting them back together, finding them brokener, disassembling them, replacing the wires end-to-end, and putting them back together again, I realized the store was closed.

Saturday, October 24, 2009

ROBO RALLY!!!!!!!11!!!!11!!!!!!

I GET SO EXCITED ABOUT THIS GAME IT IS SO FUN! Maybe because I've won every game I've played in Alberta, or maybe because IT IS THE AWESOMEST!!!!!!!!!!!!

Friday, October 23, 2009


Kristina's dancer is more compelling than any of the photos I took at the Secret Vegan cafe dinner tonight.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Why am I not there all the time?

It turns out Wunderbar isn't just a German soccer/live folk/DJ-ed electronica/Metal bar, but also a host of freestyle rap battles.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Two items of news.

Item 1: Be careful with your home-made-solar-powered-mp3-player-charger, because if you don't know what you're doing it might melt your mp3 player's battery so it has to be plugged in at all times.

Item 2: The U of A Linguistics Podcasts are almost ready.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009


If your job is satire you should quit now.  You will never be to top reality.  This newspaper column reprints 140 character tweets in their entirety, and then, and I wish I were lying to you about this, summarizes them.  

Monday, October 12, 2009

Social Norms

Wonderland had a thanksgiving do too, where I learned that Canada is nicer than Germany, at least in the sense that going to a bar alone in Germany makes you look like a serial killer. 

Sunday, October 11, 2009


Chris N. decided to try his hand at turkey dinner this year.  The parts I ate were delicious, especially the candied yams in the foreground COVERED IN MINI-MARSHMALLOWS FOR THE LOVE OF GOD.

Saturday, October 10, 2009


Of course, she is elegant enough to be way out of his league, but I think she will agree to dance with him anyway, as he was bold enough to ask.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009


Charlotte and Tyler came to town for the weekend, so we broke out the finery.

Monday, October 5, 2009


I just recharged my mp3 player with my home-made solar-powered charger.  

Sunday, October 4, 2009


The laughing is because Chris's new iPhone is auto-tuning their voices.  The communicators are because... um........

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Library Signs and Wonders

Man, that library downtown is full of everything you would like, and for FREE.  Let's go see this:
Also, I know exactly what Scaredy Squirrel is talking about:
Especially this part: 

Friday, October 2, 2009


Why would you think this meant "hot!"?  When pie is so exciting?

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Local Warming

Previous Octobers have not been warm enough for weeds to blossom as daisies, or for flowers on already-dead-for-the-year stalks to rebloom.