Quick Recap: Harper Government’s Reign of Douche

Canada is one of the richest countries in the world but under the Harper government Canadians will now have to work 2 years longer to get old age security. Even though spending has increased 22% with Harper government important social programs are on the steady decline. That means health care cuts, senior cuts, education cuts …

We Shared a Thrift, and it was like Snorting PCP

It was a snow-slushy, sunny day in oil town Alberta when I found myself on a prison break with one of my sister wives, Tinkerbell.   sister wife [sis-ter wahyf] noun 1. In a polygamous marriage, a woman who is simultaneously the sister and co-wife of another. [Wiktionary] 2. A Mormon co-wife, originating from the …

From the Highs of Dressing Like a Dude, to the Lows of Dressing for the Office: My Year in Fashion Rehab

It was approximately six months ago when I found myself shuffling through the grocery store wearing camo-print pajama pants. Witness accounts may claim I was making a Honey Boo Boo, Mama-June, bingo face while humming Kim Mitchell’s Go For a Soda, and I will neither deny those statements, nor feel ashamed of their possible validity. …

Halloween Goodies: Shit That Should Not Occur In Nature

Halloween is almost here, and in many parts of Canada (the prairie provinces, for sure), this is the time of year when winter shits on us. Part of growing up Canadian is experiencing the disappointment of having to wear a snow suit under your Halloween costume, or having to down grade from “slutty nurse” to …

Pumpkin Carving 2009: EPIC FAIL

Pirate and I celebrated Halloween together with a horror-movie-a-thon. I was surprised when he suggested carving a pumpkin. Suggesting this very common Halloween tradition may not seem like a big deal, but that’s because you do not know the deep rooted emotionlessness of a Pirate. Did I mention that Pirates don’t have a bone of …