What’s the big deal about pierogis (besides the fact that Stephen Harper likes them)?
I finished reading Mr Vertigo by Paul Auster today and it’s an excellent read. It’s about a guy who learns to levitate and earns a living in a travelling road show. The narrator’s language is free and loose and the most laugh-out-loud entertaining of anything I’ve read from Auster. And as is the case with all of Auster’s stories, nothing goes as planned and all kinds of tragic and crazy
I took this photograph last November near the mouth of St. John’s Harbour. I never did care much for Mount Pearl.
I noticed this bird on my neighbour’s chimney this morning. The photo was taken through binoculars. Can anyone identify the bird? It has a slightly long thin beak, a thick red strip around the back of its head, what looks like a little black apron at the top of its breast, and black dots everywhere. It’s still there at the moment pecking away at the chimney. The rapid pecking sounds
Jenny and I thought about taking a trip to London, England, because Air Canada is offering a round-trip special of $418 per person. I knew there would be a few hidden additional fees, but this is ridiculous. Check out the breakdown: $418 ticket price. Advertised ticket price for two: $832. $805 in hidden fees. Actual price: $1611. But at least we only have to pay $1.95 in taxes.