making Twitter pull its birdly weight Welcome to the first edition of Tuesday Time Crush, in which I cravenly avoid the soul-destroying boondoggle of forcing myself to get creative by regaling you with a selection of the witty, cerebral two-hundred and eighty-character bon mots which I have posted to Twitter, the bidet that's convinced it's … Continue reading Nothing But Tweets
horizons shrink, waistlines expand, and Americans find freedom in the most unlikely places THERE AIN'T NO ONE IN THIS WHOLE wide world angrier than a white American CoronaZombie told they can't go to their vacation home. "Let my people go! Tell old Pharaoh—" "Naw, he sounds Muslim—tell Alex Jones instead!" I'm conflating, maybe even extrapolating, … Continue reading I’m Not One Hundred Percent Sure That Pandemics Bring Out the Best in Me
What's the purpose of Canadian Thanksgiving? From The Canadian Encyclopedia: The first Thanksgiving by Europeans in North America was held by Sir Martin Frobisher and his crew in the Eastern Arctic in 1578. They ate a meal of salt beef, biscuits and mushy peas to celebrate and give thanks for their safe arrival in what is now Nunavut. They celebrated … Continue reading An Action of Grace: Canadian Thanksgiving
If seedlings are waking up in clay pots on my balcony, if there are tiny, fragile seedlings that despite their tininess and fragilitystill manage to express their true nature,just as distant stars express theirs; If this expression of stars and seedlingsis inevitable, yet innocent; And if a seedling, a wisp of green, a mere tendril, can heave … Continue reading A Satori
how to make a libtard hard (Justin, baby? Answer the phone?) September 2016 It's my birthday, and I am donning my tightest skinnies — no Kleenex-stuffing necessary, thank you very much, first in line — plus my "Only Gay In The Village" red sleeveless top in preparation for my man-crushing on this week's and … Continue reading Monday Man-Crush
Campers, I give you herewith: The dashboard for an electronic bidet's remote control. Oh, you heard, cupcake. Oh, yes you did. Stop going "LaLaLaLaLaLa" with your fingers in your ears. I have so much to share. Don't ask me how I stumbled across this treasure. I do not remember. Any more than the bathrobe-wearing 85-year-old … Continue reading Oscillating and pulsating, on and off, -OR- “What we talk about when we talk about extremely personal hygiene, assuming we’re tasteless enough to talk about it at all, and we are.”
+PLUS+ Beautiful Fluttering Butterfly Sparkly Totally Awesome??!! Thought for the day!! So I dropped the 5-lb spinach and ricotta cheese lasagna I was struggling with and about to put in the oven and forwarded this post. Two big things that now need fixing: 1. What to have for dinner, and 2. Several large pieces of … Continue reading God has a totally awesome!!?? message for you
sorry, couldn't keep a straight face for that! February, 1981: The Toronto Bathhouse Raids Protest, which provided the impetus for the first "Gay Pride" March There is a certain type of online commentator who rears his head (and they are overwhelmingly male) on issues typically described as liberal concerns: Queer equality, Feminism, social welfare and … Continue reading Geezer Libertarians: White Heterosexual Males Fighting for their Survival in a Hostile World.
Just Occurred To Me #498: It's been common knowledge for years now that people in Kansas don't believe in evolution and insist the earth is only 6,000 years old - (that's younger than Cher, if you need a reference - please see conceptualization, above. I know, right??). This raises serious scientific questions. Thing is - … Continue reading Young Earth Creationists need to take Cher into account.
Will wonders never cease - I'm writing a blog post that's UNDER 800 words. A few weeks ago, reacting with something akin to shock to the untimely - at least for him - death of Rob Ford, I turned all sappy on you. I invite you to read my de-sapped thoughts. Thank Minerva, I came … Continue reading Ford re-think