somecanuckchick dot com: Happy Contempt of Parliament Day!

On March 25, 2011, the House of Commons passed a motion of non-confidence by a vote of 156 to 145. And with that, Stephen Harper and his Conservative Cabinet were found to be in contempt of parliament — an unprecedented finding in Canadian and Commonwealth parliamentary history. How to celebrate:

Dead Wild Roses: Intransigentia and The Arbourist

Well, isn’t this just revolting.  Today we are taking part in one of the cornerstones of Patriarchal oppression.  *Cheer!* *huzzah! * Yes, dear readers, we are getting married.  This occasion will be an informal,  small family affair, the essentially just the paperwork, so we can be married on a unique day.   The ‘grand’ reception ...

somecanuckchick dot com: 11/11/11

In Flanders fields, the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved, and were loved, and now we lie In ...