Episode 286 - Happy Birthday Dad


So today would have been my Dad’s 76th birthday. Happy birthday Dad!

Jon’s off to a high school football game today, even though his school no longer has football (thanks Ford!)

Our university has it’s biggest ever incoming class. It’s the same thing for the local college. Exciting times.

I bought impossible burgers. We had them for lunch, I can tell you it is pretty damned close to the real thing.

Isabelle is always ‘beside the Cart Park’ and I always know where she is. Oddly, there are four cart parks. But, I always know which one she means.

Grad school friends are friends forever.

Episode 285 - Sculptresses and Caprtentrixes


Man, it was five degrees when I woke up! That said, it warmed up to the point that I shouldn’t have worn the hoodie I had on.

The term starts next week.

Maddie has been in town. We’re having a little birthday get together for her today.

Jon came with us today, so there’s a sort of mini Jon files in this episode.

Isabelle is, as usual, working on a grant.

A few colleagues have taken early retirements, that’ll change things up at work.

Episode 284 - Throaty Like Brenda Vaccaro


Hey, back to writing the post before we go!

So Isabelle is off on Saturday for a quick trip, so we’re shopping on Friday.

My holidays are almost over.

I got new bike tires.

The LCBO now seems in on ‘Bag or Box’.

The fall is coming, and so is the looming fall term.

The expression ‘it is what it is’ led to some hilarious impressions.