[SCENE: Donald Trump, pushing his shopping cart toward the frozen food section] Continue reading
The old stone Lookout Studio perched on the south rim of the Grand Canyon is one of the most scenic points of this landmark. The “studio” itself is rustic, made out of local stones. It was built in 1914. This point offers some of the best views of the entire canyon, with views to the north side almost 2o miles away.
I took this photo in September 2009, using a small Canon Powershot camera.
TV sitcom Cheers ran from 1982 to 1993, and went on to win a total of 28 Emmy Awards over eleven seasons, all of them for comedy. It’s one of the funniest shows of all time. I’m a big fan. Whenever you need a good laugh, there’s nothing like catching up with the gang from Cheers. Here are a few hilarious episode plots: Continue reading
Yesterday, something I posted on twitter referred to “The Ukraine”. It didn’t take long for armchair geopolitical pundits to sternly remind me that the country is called “Ukraine”, not “The Ukraine”. It is viewed as incorrect to place the article “the” in front of Ukraine. But, here’s why I did it. Continue reading
What is the identity of a place? Sometimes it lies in a piece of fabric. And, when that piece of fabric launches a debate about what a flag should look like, we can learn amazing things about who we are. But more importantly, a flag can teach us about where we came from. Continue reading
A Canadian who doesn’t own property can never be appointed to Canada’s Senate. If this sounds like one of those archaic laws from 200 years ago that only allowed rich people to vote, you’re close. Continue reading
What makes a photo truly iconic? It is those photos taken at a precise moment in time, capturing an unforgettable, historic image that can never be replicated again. Continue reading
Recent terrorist attacks in Brussels, Turkey, Paris and many other places have unleashed terrible suffering, pain, fear and hate. There are countless questions and explanations. Experts, politicians and academics will continue to debate the causes and solutions, as they always have. Continue reading
Donald Trump: [on the telephone] John, there is a rumor around town that you’re suspending your campaign for President. Is that true?
Donald Trump: Oh, well, I’m very glad to hear that. John, are you all right? Do you need any police?
John Kasich: [into the phone] Jeee Golly! The Police? What for? Continue reading
Today, Rob Ford, the 64th Mayor of Toronto, died, at age 46.
To many people, Rob Ford was the infamous, bombastic, crass mayor who was surrounded by controversy both in and out of office. He will go down in history as one of Canada’s most unforgettable and notorious politicians. Continue reading