Hi-de-ho, Phil?

There are many stereotypes associated with first names such as:  Tiffany – ditzy blonde, Ginger – dances on a pole, Veronica – catty, Chad – douche bag, Andrew – sophisticated, Dustin – drives his pick up truck while drinking a beer. Now I hope you’re not offended as this is just society talking, but I guarantee you…

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Oktober – Fess Up

Did you know that Oktoberfest begins in September? Years ago, the organizers realized the weather was more predictable in September, which resulted in a better turn out and decided to begin the festivities early. Just another instance of the Germans trying to confuse us like spelling Volkswagen with an ‘e’.  (This is the type of information a…

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Colour Monster

Kids these days are not allowed to play the classic games such as: red rover, cops and robbers, hang man or have snowball fights. Heaven for a bid children hold hands, realize there is crime in the world, see a glimpse of a stick man hanged (depending on how well you’re guessing) and eat some snow…

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Surprise Planning 101

Surprise planning: an organized amount of time for worry and anxiety; people begin to question your sanity due to your suspicious actions; the continuous thought of if this doesn’t work out, the worry and psychosis was all for nothing. I LOVE surprises (hint hint; nudge nudge), but if you are now planning on surprising me, I prefer to have…

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Yippee Yah-Whoops

There is an ongoing (important) debate concerning the proper Stampede hoot and holler. Is it “yahoo” or “yeehaw”? One person has informed me that “yeehaw” is American, but a different person has told me that the radio station said “yeehaw” is THE Stampede celebration. At the end of the night everyone’s words are slurred, so…

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French Piss

I love flying (in a plane). I enjoy people watching in the airport, the anticipation of who I am going to sit with, the view from the window seat and when the flight attendants change up the rehearsed safety demonstration. An airplane is one place we should be aware of safety precautions, but have you…

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