All posts filed under “Rants

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Amazon Fail

What’s going on with Amazon? Recently 3 items I’ve ordered through them have disappeared. They have not been delivered and Amazon has been unable to tell me where they might be. With the shipper? Sitting in a warehouse? Lost or stolen? Who knows? I’ve had… Read More

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Billionaires in Space

It says a lot about our society that there are people who have such a disproportionately huge amount of money they can piss it away making spaceships and launching themselves. Too bad. They had an opportunity to be heroes by using their obscene amounts of… Read More

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Everywhere, Coffee Cups

Everywhere I go, I see disposable coffee cups littered on the ground. Today I went for a walk through the lovely naturalized parkland at Humber Bay and picked up one from Tim Horton’s and another from Starbucks. The cup in the photo was steps from… Read More

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Grocery Store Apocalypse

Until recently, along the front of my local No Frills store, there were bins full of empty boxes, the idea being that customers were welcome to take a box or two if they needed them, and I suppose since the store had to dispose of… Read More

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Rogers Rant

Rogers keeps calling me. I try to be polite. I ask them not to call anymore. Please take me off your list. I don’t want to hear about the deal of the day. Honest, I don’t. Usually at that point they hang up. I’ve asked… Read More

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Yellow (a retail rant)

Regular visitors to this part of the blog swamp know that Tuffy P and I make custom mosaics. We’re working on a set of goldfinches made from broken crockery, tiles and what-have-you so today I dropped into our local Value Village in search of yellows.… Read More

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Real Estate Rant

Today I received a phone call from a guy from ReMax – as a courtesy he said (how thoughtful is that?) – to tell me in a nicely written script what the house next door sold for quite some time ago. Yesterday, another real estate… Read More