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COVID shopping fails

Grocery stores are making some effort to disinfect shopping carts between use, but that effort varies widely. The last time I shopped at my local No Frills (that’s Jeff, Rose and Herb’s No Frills at Lake Shore and Brown’s Line in Long Branch), the kid… Read More

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The Net

I asked my brother if I could borrow his landing net for my canoe trip to Quetico this summer. Most of my fishing is fly fishing in streams for trout and I have a small net that hangs from the back of my fishing vest.… Read More

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Bigness

I was out and about this morning and stopped in at a grocery store on my way home. When I came out of the grocery store, I didn’t see my car, a little Honda Fit, in the lot. It was obscured by the vehicle which… Read More

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The Tardis

The TARDIS (/ˈtɑːrdɪs/; Time and Relative Dimension in Space. Doctor Who fans will all know a Tardis is a combination time machine and spacecraft. The Doctor, who is a Time Lord, has one that looks like a vintage 1960s police booth from the outside. A… Read More

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Bell Media trashes Newstalk 1010

Bell has shit-canned 200+ employees including many on-air personalities at Newstalk 1010 (CFRB), half from newsrooms. This action was part of a so-called “streamlined operating structure”. At Newstalk 1010, it appears they have trashed the entire newsroom, reporters and all, and it looks like they… Read More