We were standing in the check in line for our flight from Cairns to Bali. When we got to the front of the line, I saw the sign. I cringed. In order to board the flight you must have an onward ticket out of Bali.Shit. Seriously? It’s not like we’re going to defect to Bali or anything. Apparently the Indonesian government doesn’t agree with this method of travel.Read More
Before I left on this adventure, all I could see was what we were sacrificing. I had yet to see and understand the multitude of experiences we would be gaining.Read More
Every January I make a truckload of resolutions and then break all of them within the first two weeks. This year I've devised a bunch of Reverse Psychology Resolutions. So when I break them, I will actually be tricking myself into better behaviour. Brilliant!Read More
I assigned my Red River College Creative Writing students to write the most AWKWARD sex scene they possibly could...I decided to take a stab at this myself.Read More
The first thing I do when I wake up is go and fetch water from my neighbour’s hose --- because people who don’t have cell phones probably don’t have running water either.Read More
I was in line at the breakfast buffet at the Radisson Hotel in Minnesota when suddenly the whole place turned into a Tsunami of Crazy Purple People. Horns. Jerseys. Inflatable helmets.Read More
Margie: What colour do ya reckon we should paint the house?
Whoosh (curtains opening)
Wayne: That colour there across the street looks pretty good.
Margie: Okay, then. Order up the siding.
Every once in a while things show up in the mail that I don't remember buying. Not only did I apparently purchase one plunger for $50, I bought two. I must have been really heavily into a good bottle of Malbec that night.Read More