Tag Archives: Holidays

Who is this Simcoe Guy, Anyway?

Happy Simcoe Day, everyone! Since those of us with cottages get to stay at them an extra day this weekend, I figure we should at least take a moment to understand why. And thanks to Craig Marlatt’s helpful page on … Continue reading

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My Bermuda High Society Slight

So I’m back from “The Rock”, and had a great visit with my two brothers and their families, except for my last evening when I made the very tough but deliberate decision to abandon them. We were invited to a … Continue reading

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Patriotism: Canada vs. USA

I’m off to Bermuda for the double-holiday weekend; while I’m away I’ll leave you with the results of this University of Chicago report on the differences between patriotism between Canada and the U.S. If you’re too lazy to click, here’s … Continue reading

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Happy No Pants Day!

If you didn’t already know, today is apparently international No Pants Day. … I will if you will!

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April Fool’s Day: Why Even Bother?

I was all set yesterday morning to post something funny and fraudulent until I checked my daily newsfeeds, which were cram-packed with more April Fool’s Day fare than I could ever hope for. These are worth at least a glance: … Continue reading

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