A Shit From the Prairie Named Stu …

| July 29, 2010

I enjoy dabbling in the creation of humourous poetry. Some day I will write a poem beginning with the line that is the title of this post. Known only to my closest associates is that, when in my cups and sufficiently provoked, I’ve been known to throw one off the lip as it were, writing […]

Results of a Few Hours on the Road Without My Woman

| July 27, 2010

Mrs. LFM and I work as a team in all our endeavours and hence, each of us rarely goes abroad in the land without the other. Well, today was an exception – she had some field work to do with a couple of our dogs while I got to do a fire alarm inspection in […]

A Bit More LFM Family History

| July 26, 2010

Mrs. LFM was born in Poland during the Communist regime. She and her family, mother Izabella and father Ryszard, came to Canada by way of Italy in October 1986. Politically, this would be called a defection. On a human level, I’d call it nothing more or less than a family trying to build a better […]

World Domination and Parties of the Same Name

| July 19, 2010

In my 27 June 2010 article titled “The End of the World” As We Know It, I mentioned the party I hosted on New Year’s Eve 1999, the night the world transitioned into 2000 and everything was supposed to go to shit. The party was held at my place of residence and business which I […]

QCS-2B Or Not QCS-2B – That is NOT the Only Question

| July 18, 2010

Not counting cellular and satellite providers, there are two options for telephone and internet service in Nova Scotia – Aliant and Eastlink. This article deals with the former company. Eastlink has so many issues I’ll be dealing with them in coming weeks. As a heavy user of the services provided by both companies I would […]

She Brought Me Her Worst Born

| July 11, 2010

Once upon a time my business included operation of the dispatch centre that handled calls for the Lunenburg-Mahone Bay Police Service and five Lunenburg County fire departments. A regular event was somebody losing track of their dog, or someone calling in to report that they had a stray in their possession. The logistics of these […]