Tag Archives: Ontario

The New Puritans

“Do not drink water”, the sign said. This announcement was over the sink in the restroom of an Ontario provincial park. I always have my trusty pen handy and I couldn’t resist. “Only alcohol”, I penned in underneath it. As … Continue reading

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Marital Bliss

“Do you want to watch ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ with me tonight?”, my wife Brenda asked as I walked into the living room after supper. “It stars Maggie Smith and Judy Dench.” I squinted my eyes in an effort … Continue reading

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Those That Can

“I thought you were dead,” my friend Chris admitted as I entered the bar on the Thursday before Good Friday. “This is my weekend to make a comeback,” I reminded him. Chris must have forgotten that I suffer from both … Continue reading

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An Incurable UnRomantic

No man is perfect. Just ask his wife. After 27-and-a-half years of wedded bliss my wife can roll out an extensive catalogue of my sins, transgressions, errors and bungles as well as a man of the cloth reciting the Sermon … Continue reading

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Stuck in Reverse

A good business always makes the customer feel like the most important person on Earth… until they get your money, of course. There was the representative from the Turkish car company standing at those airport partitions as we left the … Continue reading

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