People

Like a Fish Out of Water

This is Halloween night where I live. A friend and I decided to go out to do something different. We don't do the bar scene so we decided to give it a shot. We arrived early at the bar and got ourselves drinks.  The "mixologist" came to get our orders and we each got something… Continue reading Like a Fish Out of Water

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Daily grievance and fun, Observation

Three Rare Occurrences 

#1 In my neck of the woods, a forecast of 19 C and 20 C for a 21st ad 22nd of October is highly exceptional. Usually, by this time, the mercury hovers in the positive one digit temperature, the car heater is on in the morning and a light scarf is sometimes necessary. I went… Continue reading Three Rare Occurrences 

Observation, People

Thanksgiving Day

Contrarily to our American friends, Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving in October, nearly a month and a half before they do. Thanksgiving Day ends up on the second Monday of October so, this year, it falls on October 9th. What happens? It is a statutory holiday so nobody works and those who do are paid double. Mostly, this… Continue reading Thanksgiving Day