Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Close Enough for Government Work

 "We just do what we're told.  We're not paid to think."

This would be funny if it wasn't true.

You think somebody might have said; "Time out, here guys.  Do you think we should call somebody before we go ahead?" 

No, just means more work when they have to remove it.  Which they have now done.

C'mon, man!

And on a related topic, how many government employees does it take to install a door?

Five that I can see here.

But there are probably a couple more in the truck drinking Timmy's.

And you wonder why we never have enough tax money to do anything....

Monday, 26 November 2012


Not all points are equal.  But they not created equally.

C'mon, man!

You'd think i) their fancy ad department would know proper grammar and ii) it wouldn't have to be pointed out by an inguneer.

Friday, 23 November 2012

No Truer Words.....

How appropriate for Canada's big cultural weekend, the 100th anniversary of our Grey Cup.

[Double Click to learn about the real Canada.]

Thanks to the E Man for this graphic.......

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Decisions, Decisions......

Draught list at The Rebel house.

Only local Ontario craft brews are listed here.

My personal favourite is the Naughty Otter.  I'm going to suggest a name change to Arnotti Otter.

While I'm waiting, if you need more thirst quenching, I suggest the "single can" shelf at The Beer Store.

These big boys make tall cans look like Tetley Tea.  750 ml's of fun in a can.

I should have had my hand in the pic to give perspective.

Just a second.....

Little help here...........

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Now We're Talking!

From now on I am only drinking beer - dirty beer - out of toughened glasses.

And they better use extra nucleation. You heard me.

And, of course, they must be conical.

Sunday, 18 November 2012

We Have A Winner.....

 ....in the battle of "Man versus Mother Nature".

We all know that Sandy walloped the eastern seaboard of the US.  But she even took a good bite out of the Toronto ravines.

We encountered a lot of detours on a recent decent into the cool interior of hidden Toronto.

Just makes you take pause to consider who is really boss here.

We are but visitors for a short time......

Saturday, 17 November 2012

I Know How That Feels....

I mean.....I can only imagine how that feels......

Now although I've never dated a "Sandy", I can guess she'd be a real tiger.

This is actually the result of a fire that couldn't be put out because of Superstorm Sandy.  So almost the same thing.

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Great News!

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is being sued for $6 million for allegedly libeling a local restaurateur.

And unlike the rest of our legal system where you are innocent until proven guilty, according to legal experts - at least legal experts interviewed by the Toronto Star - you are assumed guilty unless you can prove that you didn't libel anyone.


Next time someone calls me a jerk, [Ed. Note: shouldn't take long] ruining my reputation [Ed. Note: horse is long gone] I'll be slapping a  million dollar lawsuit on their skinny butt.

And they'll have to prove they didn't impugn my reputation.

It is definitely impugned - for multiple reasons.

But according to our legal system, you'll be needing to prove it wasn't 'cause of you.

I figure if just 5% of them stick, I'll be sitting pretty.

Of course, it'll all the usual suspects ganging on the mayor at this stage.

I'm hoping I may get to try out my new strategy if I get any comments on this.....

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Toronto Style

Okay, so it's no Gangnam Style, but the official Toronto Meridian is tucked away here in a corner of the University of Toronto.

This is the true North-South direction in Toronto.

So if you ever think you are going in the wrong direction, just pop over to the U of T to straighten yourself out.

Sunday, 4 November 2012

Saturday, 3 November 2012

Okay, last one about my Mom.

Then back to regular griping and moaning.....

["Mutts" cartoons the inspired creation of Patrick McDonnell]