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The Yin and Yang of Canadian Meteorology

February 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments · American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Charming, Cottage Life, Cute, Family Humor, Feel Good, Funny Environmental, Funny Family, Funny Toronto, Funny Weather, Funny Winter, General Humor, General Interest, Jokes, Lifestyle, Nostalgia, Oddball, Offbeat, Satire, Screwball, Silly, Slice of Life, Storytelling, Whimsy, Zany

We’re experiencing a winter without snow in Toronto. Actually, it’s been a late 2011 and early 2012 without much of a winter. In technical terms, the days between December 21 and March 21 are marching by. But they’re scurrying along much quicker without my having to shovel snow and worry about skidding all over the road while […]

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How Hot is Toronto?

July 8th, 2010 · 4 Comments · American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Children and Pets, Cop Humor, Family Humor, Funny Dog, Funny Environmental, Funny Politics, Funny Sports, Funny Toronto, Funny Weather, Human Nature, Lifestyle, Political Humor, Politicians, Satire

How hot and humid is Toronto this summer? There’s no question it’s a scorcher. We’re setting new record highs daily.   It’s such a sizzler that…  (1) Out-0n-bail G20 protesters have declared a moratorium on burning cop cars. (2) Casual Friday has become sponge bath Friday; (3) All of the city’s mayoral candidates want to tax and license running […]

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Toronto Needs Speed Stick

July 10th, 2009 · No Comments · American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Economic Humor, Entertainment, Family Humor, Funny Absurd, Funny Advertising, Funny Environmental, Funny Headline, Funny Labor Relations, Funny News, Funny Politics, Funny Prank, Funny Rant, Funny Smell, Funny Toronto, Funny Weather, Jokes, Lifestyle, Political Humor, Politicians, Sexual Innuendo

My nose knows and it is telling me that I need to write about Toronto’s garbage workers strike. We’re about to enter the fourth week. Negotiations between the mayor’s office and the union are getting overheated. Everyone is sweating over the details. The situation has become sticky. You see the problem? There is going to be a lingering […]

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A Few Good Fortune Tellers

February 21st, 2009 · No Comments · American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Charming, Economic Humor, Entertainment, Funny Crystal Ball, Funny Economy, Funny Gambling, Funny Lottery, Funny Spoiler Alert, Funny Stock Market, Funny Weather, General Humor, General Interest, Human Nature, Lifestyle, Screwball, Slice of Life, Sports and Recreation

Fortune telling is a profession that seems to have fallen by the wayside. When some old black and white movie finds its way onto TV, it’s great to see a wild-eyed gypsy lady pull out her crystal ball and start to prognosticate. In most of these thrillers, after telling the truth, things don’t turn out […]

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Taking Someone Else’s Child to the Cottage

July 14th, 2008 · No Comments · American Humor, Amusing, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Charming, Children and Pets, Cottage Life, Cute, Family, Family Humor, Feel Good, Funny Banter, Funny Cottage, Funny Family, Funny Generation Gap, Funny Weather, Heartwarming, Human Nature, Jokes, Lifestyle, Slice of Life

On a number of occasions and over quite a span of years, one or another of our three children has invited a young friend to spend the weekend with us at the cottage. This has always been fun, but it has also involved some interesting twists and turns along the way.

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