Episode 228 - Art Retreat, Hell I Just Got Here!


So this one is out a bit earlier than usual on Saturday because we recorded it on a little shuttle mission between camping at Pancake Bay provincial Park and home.  

Isabelle is on an art retreat this weekend up by Lake Superior.  Jon and I came for night one, but once the arting starts, it's time for us to head home.  Plus, Jon is not much on anywhere that doesn't have wifi....

We talked about art of course, about how the Group of Seven are hacks (at least as far as I'm concerned) and how the world is a really small place.  Turns out that the person Isabelle is retreating with has a daughter who I taught back in the 90s, and she also knows two guys that my brother teaches at Fanshawe.  Wild.

Episode 210 - Easter Is When Jesus Pumps Gas For Free


Travel with us on many many stops.  I had to get US money, because I'm going to a conference next week, plus, we had to return empties, plus we needed gas, plus you know, the regular stuff.

Isabelle's art show was a resounding success.  People loved it.  They should have because it was fucking great.  Probably about 75 people on opening night.  Also, all of my pork buns, which were a little subpar really, got eaten.  The blueberry fritters were also a hit.

Isabelle's Mom was here for the show as was Madeleine, which was great.  Indeed, Isabelle got up super early to drive her Mom to the airport.  Last night we looked at old pictures and made up stories about people.  Good times.

We've finished up ST TOS.  Apparently I have a tendency to talk over the show and make references to other things.  Who knew?

THE GROCERY STORE WAS A FUCKING MADHOUSE.  However, the LCBO was not, which goes to show that my hypothesis about religiosity and shopping is probably correct.

Episode 206 - Friday Squarecast


We're busy tomorrow, so why not do a podcast today while shopping?

Why not indeed.

It's springish out!  Like only 0 degrees C, and sunny and melting.

Isabelle saw the movie 'The Square' yesterday, listen for her review.  Sounds like a pretty scathing satire of the art world.

The cashier at the grocery store was concerned that I might have switched stores.  I made a funny funny joke to a woman at the store as well.

At the LCBO I had a lovely interaction with a clerk who was trying to help me select gin.

Isabelle's friend Zenith is sick, get well soon.