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PostArctica: Saying Goodbye To Summer

There are so many ways we say goodbye to summer A woman’s voice singing by the canal The sharp contrasting light between  buildings downtown The thinning tourist throngs The empty […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Saying Goodbye To Summer

PostArctica: At Last, Intergalactic Peace!

I have joked about seeing traffic cones everywhere this summer, even suggesting they are actually aliens in an upcoming post. But today I looked out my window and saw that […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: At Last, Intergalactic Peace!

Things Are Good: What’s The Best Sunscreen To Use?

In the northern half of the planet summer has started and people are feeling the burn. There’s no need to feel the burn if you practice good sun safety though. Umbrellas are an option to shade your skin as are other fashion accessories. Although sunscreen is perhaps the most convent form of sun protection when […]

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mark a rayner: Forty-seven Signs of the Apocalypse (#28)

From the Book of Unpardonable Footwear: And so it was that Amos, the Most Holy Prophet of in the Reign of Uzziah, said unto the Chosen: “A time comes when there shall be a confluence of Sandals and Stogies.” Yet the Chosen knew not of St… . . . → Read More: mark a rayner: Forty-seven Signs of the Apocalypse (#28)

Montreal Simon: The Harperland Summer and the Country Where Hope Lives

It's Labour Day. The Snowbirds are roaring over my house for the last time, heading for the CNE air show on the other side of the island. It feels like summer is over.And the roar of the jets only reminds me of what a cataclysmic summer it has been. The summer of Gaza, ISIS, . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Harperland Summer and the Country Where Hope Lives

Scripturient: Blog & Commentary: Shock Top beers

Just tried two American beers from St. Louis: a Belgian White and Raspberry White, both in cans. The former has coriander, lime and lemon peel, the latter has, of course, raspberry flavour. I personally prefer the former, Susan the latter. I haven’t tried either with the slice of lime I put in most beers, but . . . → Read More: Scripturient: Blog & Commentary: Shock Top beers

PostArctica: Street Dancing In Verdun

Every second Friday night on Wellington they are having these Latino dance parties on the street during the summer. Hope you can make it, I will be the big old hippie with the teeny camera. Hope to see you there!

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LeDaro: Stephen Harper is enjoying summer. :)

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Things Are Good: Cheap and Easy Ways to Keep Cool Without Air Conditioning

I’m one of those people that can’t handle unrelenting heat and so I’m always looking for ways to stay cool. I’m also one of those people who doesn’t like air conditioning (for reasons beyond the obvious power consumption), as a result I love tips on how to make your home cooler in easy ways.

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Cowichan Conversations: *%?!*$% Facebook and Twitter

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Well hello summer, garden, friends. I have decided to go ‘Cold Turkey’ and pack in Facebook and Twitter for awhile.

I have been hacked well over a dozen times causing me to change my passwords over and over but then in a day or so they still manage to screw . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: *%?!*$% Facebook and Twitter

Paulitical Satire: Holiday Movie Monday

So, the last weekend of summer is upon us loyal readers! I hope that you are currently enjoying the last day of the last long weekend, of this wonderful summer that was. It’s not everyday the Movie Monday falls on a holiday, so I wanted to give you all a little Labour Day gift. Our fantastic . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Holiday Movie Monday

Paulitical Satire: Canada at the Olympics – Follow Friday – #FF

So, we started this week with some talk about the Olympics, and I took my usual turn and looked at the issues people weren’t paying enough attention to, or really caring about. The feedback I got was really good, and I appreciate all the kind words about my triple jump. I’m considering trials for Rio . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Canada at the Olympics – Follow Friday – #FF

Paulitical Satire: Who’s got the Summer Crazies??

So, anyone who frequents this site will know that I am a fan of Warren Kinsella’s. Yes yes, I know that many of you think he’s a douche, but this is my blog and I’ll like who ever I want. (ummm…na na na na, boo boo…?).Anyway, Mr. Kinsella, my second favourite prince of darkness, wrote . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Who’s got the Summer Crazies??

Paulitical Satire: Poisoned Politics – Movie Monday

So, we’ve been all over the map for the past while at Movie Monday, and while it’s been create to cover lots of interesting topics with some interesting people, this week we wanted to get back to basics. When I started this whole thing way back when, our esteemed videographer William Matthews and I set . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Poisoned Politics – Movie Monday

Nunc Scio: Track of the Day: The Hold Steady “Constructive Summer”

It may be hot today in Toronto, but that doesn’t mean we can’t do something with it. The Hold Steady understands.

Paulitical Satire: Canada Day – The Weekend That Was

So, as we all know (unless you’re not from Canada, in which case, learn about other countries already!) this past weekend we celebrated the 145th birthday of our great nation.  For those of you who don’t know me very well, I should tell you that I LOVE me some Canada Day…I’m mean LOVE!How much do . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Canada Day – The Weekend That Was

Paulitical Satire: What a Pile of Crap! Summer Political Retrospective

A look back at what spring sprung in politics So, the summer has finally arrived and with most if not all legislatures across Canada rising for a “well deserved” break, I wanted to do a bit of a retrospective on the politics that has happened since I started this little blog of mine (March . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: What a Pile of Crap! Summer Political Retrospective

350 or bust: Summer Solstice And Other Miracles

I’m busy attending an intensive course on citizen advocacy at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding this week, which doesn’t leave much time for blogging. So, have a happy summer solstice, everyone – summer officially begins at in North America at 7:09 P.M. EDT ! Here’s a picture from the NASA archives of the sun during . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Summer Solstice And Other Miracles

Paulitical Satire: Vitamin D – Where the "D" Stands for Awesome Weather

Good morning fair readers…and how are you feeling this morning? I bet I know the answer: you’re feeling great!Most of my audience is Canadian, and so they are right now, as I write this, taking part in a hallowed and honoured Canadian tradition: the realization that while winter may suck, it is finally over. How . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Vitamin D – Where the "D" Stands for Awesome Weather