Category Archives: Humour

Toronto Transit Woes

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The other day, I was working at my desk, periodically checking my gmail for any important (read, distracting from work) emails. Just after lunch, I saw a notice from the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) about a service issue. Some problem … Continue reading

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Jury Duty…

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I love watching TV. When I was little, I would come home from school and watch sitcoms with my grandmother. Most of the antics didn’t need translation but sometimes the dialogue was tricky and I would have to translate. We … Continue reading

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Quotes by TV Personalities

“And that’s the way I see it”  (Walter Kronkite)   “It’s a curse and a blessing”  (Mr.Monk)   “And so it goes”  (Rita Mae Brown)   “Sit on it”  (Richie Cunningham, Happy Days) “I like a fresh bowl”  (John O’Neil, … Continue reading

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Weather or not

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Autumn is here, but the weather has been quite pleasant for the first few days. The weekend of September 24-25 was glorious – highs of about 18 C (just under 70 F). On Saturday the 24th, a group of eight … Continue reading

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Summer Job

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I could look out any window of our offices on the 23rd floor of the Toronto Star building and get a bird’s eye view of the city. From the panoramic sweep along the eastern lakeshore, with its string of warehouses … Continue reading

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Purpose Group Week Two

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Where you go, I will go Naomi was an Israelite woman, living in the land of Moab. She was a widow and had two sons, each married to a Moabite. One son died, then the other, and Naomi urged her … Continue reading

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The Starling Saver (Part 1)

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I went to my brother and sister-in-law’s home for dinner the other night. They live on the 10th floor of a stunning new condominium at the end of the subway line. That evening, I joined the commuter stream moving out … Continue reading

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