The end of Leap Year February is on the horizon, so time to ‘march’ on with updated clichés (with originals in italics):
- You may have rehearsed your delivery, but the resounding silence votes that’s no joke
- Because of the inevitable change in their composition, things aren’t what they used to be
- We threw a curve ball for them, since the dancers are all fans of baseball (more…)
News item: The mayor of Coquitlan, British Columbia, stated in a recent interview that he wore the same suit (with occasional dry cleanings) for fifteen months, and no one noticed, at meetings or other gatherings; when asked if this would contrast strongly with the reaction a woman would receive if she tried to do the same thing, he concurred.
Imagine if this ‘male advantage’ applied in other ways… (more…)
It is supposedly a truism that in a group of thirty people, at least two will share the same birthday. I have been witness to this anecdotally, but how accurate it is over a scientifically large sample is unclear.
What is unequivocally accurate is that a birthday is, by definition, the most important day in one’s life. It seems like it should be worthy of some recognition. (more…)
For those of us coping with life in cold & snowy climes, especially after a snowmageddon…
- Cut holes in the ice and hunt for lost coins
- Learn to hibernate
- Hide things where you can find them so you’re constantly getting warm looking
- Plant snowballs, melt more snow to water them, and see if they grow (more…)
Yesterday, for the first time, I binge watched a TV show: season one’s ten episodes of Better Call Saul were run, prior to its launching of season two later on last evening. (The host speciality channel, AMC, has made a habit of such volume-based indulgences, including with its other hit series The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad – Better Call Saul actually intended as a prequel to the latter.) (more…)