Archive for August, 2009

Mostly sunny w/a chance of showers

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Agent Asian’s long-planned bridal shower was yesterday and although it was a huge amount of work, it came off without a hitch thanks mostly to the selfless help of a ton of fabulous people.  Whew!  There were no major disasters, only a small glitch with the sushi order, nobody kvetched about the food, we got […]

Drive-by Icing: Patriotic Edition, in Three-Part Harmony

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Part the Third. APPLICATION FOR CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP Aug. 28, 2009 Pittsburgh, PA, USA Citizenship & Immigration Canada Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1L1 Dear Minister of Citizenship, Please accept my citizenship application.   I would like to become a citizen of Canada because: Be assured you will have my full cooperation and compliance in order to expedite this […]

Drive-by Icing: Patriotic Edition, in Three-Part Harmony

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Day 2 of Team Canada training camp, it’s JStaal! And before you ask, yes, all of the NHL Staals were invited to the Olympic camp.  I just choose to post up pics of J because I play favorites.  (Though I will admit that EStaal’s Team Canada portrait was all kindsa hot.) Anyway, I just love […]

Drive-by Icing: Patriotic Edition, in Three-Part Harmony

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

You know, I’m not sure if I’m ready for hockey season to start up yet.  I think I still need more space.    But I AM very psyched for 2010 Team Canada Olympic Hockey!  I so I present three days of patriotism hotter than fresh TimBits out of the fryer.. And please consider making a […]


Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

I am at the office this morning.  In a building that was just renovated/remodeled 5 or so years ago.  So tell me WHY THE FUCK has there been a jackhammer being operated RIGHT OUTSIDE MY WINDOW for the past TWO-AND-A-HALF HOURS?!?! WTF are you FIXING??  This building is NEW!!! Shut it the FUCK UP! Typical […]

My work is done here

Monday, August 24th, 2009

I almost can’t believe it, but Agent Asian’s wedding invitations which I have been working on in some way or another since…February, I think…. ARE DONE. DONE!!! The Agent and her mom came over to my house on Friday and we spent a pleasant day doing the final assembly and stuffing them into their envelopes.  […]

From the “Oh for fuck’s sake” Desk

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

From The Telegraph, UK: Heath Ledger’s Joker ‘exacerbates stereotypes about mental health’ Heath Ledger’s Oscar-winning depiction of the Joker in the latest Batman film gives the public the wrong impression of people with mental health problems,charities have warned. *snork*  Yes, his performance gave the impression that people with mental illnesses are cool, sexy, awesome intelligent […]

Tuesdays are the new Mondays

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Everybody has it in for Mondays, but I always thought that Tuesdays were worse.  Tuesdays are when the grinding, soul-eating reality of the workweek settles in.  Fittingly, Tuesdays are also the day I choose to go to the office.  Well, if the day’s gonna suck anyway. So to banish the Tuesday angst, here’s a picture […]

The Norse Sagas

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Hail and well met!    How was everybody’s weekend?  I spent most of mine down at Angry Moon getting this done:

Almost time for a learner’s permit

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Or as the net-savvy hipsters of today would say, “Mai kitteh can haz  birthday.”

Virtual Cole Harbour

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Which Day of Crosmas is this now? Anyway, we all know that I didn’t get to go to Halifax.  But now, through the magic of YouTube, we can all share in the joy of the good people of Nova Scotia!  Just click right here to find a series of clips of Sid’s entire birthday with […]

“Let the little children come unto me.”

Monday, August 10th, 2009

I don’t think we’ll make 12, but why not try to have a few more Days of Crosmas? Check out this angelic video below.  I hate kids, but this still induced an “Awwwwwwww…”  because it’s Sid.  And TIMBITS.  Be sure to note the way the director lit Sid to look like heavenly lights shone down […]

Jesus Saves. Crosby gets the rebound and SCORRRREEEES!

Friday, August 7th, 2009

What child is THIS?! Why, it is our own Hockey Jesus’ birthday! Merry Crosbmas everybody! I could be in Halifax right now for the Crosbmas Day parade…but NOOOoooooooooo….I am headed out to help Agent Asian and her Caucasian do emergency painting at their new abode.  Then tomorrow I’m due at a bridal shower for said […]

Mitch. Umm.

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Our everlasting birthday wishes go out once again to the man, the myth, the Mitch. You know, I found a Mitchum flick on Netflix the ohter day that I actually hadn’t seen.  It’s always nice when those turn up.  It was a 1947 western called Pursued, newly restored for DVD because of a grant from […]


Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

!!!!!!!!!!!Mmmbgckh!!!!!!!!gaaaaaaaaaumm!!!uuurkkkk!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!eeeeeeeeeeeep!! (Pittsburgh): Lionsgate Entertainment is looking for a 5-to-6-year-old boy for its latest film starring Russell Crowe slated to be filmed in Pittsburgh. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The film, “The Next Three Days,” is in need of a boy to play Russell Crowe’s son. The movie will be shot in the city from September to December 2009. […]

Happy Birthday deeaarrr Jimmmmmyyyyyy

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Haaaapppy Birrrthdaayy tooo Yoooooouuuuuuuuuu…. Nothing typifies the “Wastes of Time and Energy” post category better than a post about James Hetfield’s birthday.  But we persist in doing it anyway.  Hey, Death Magnetic wasn’t that bad even if it did sound like all the tunes came from a Random Metallica Song Generator.  And even if James […]