All The World’s A Circus – William Thomas

Good Grief! Your Mother’s Advice Was Right After

Ever since I discovered what has to be the greatest of all 7,500 apple variations in the world, the Honey Crisp, I’ve been averaging one a day. Then I remembered that old adage: “An apple a day keeps the doctor … Continue reading

‘Boomer Bashing’ By The Millennials? Why You Ungrateful Little Punks!

Leave it to the Millennials–with 40 active wars currently being waged around the world, they decided to start one more: “The War Against The Aged.” All of a sudden these self-absorbed children of the selfie’ born between 1981 and 1996 … Continue reading

The Seniors’ Speaking Tour- Very Tough Crowds!

Lately I’ve been guest speaking to a variety of senior groups and I have to admit–these talks have not gone all that well. Not long ago I was invited to address an elderly organization in Haliburton. With great memories of … Continue reading

Horde Tourism Heralds The End Of Real World Travel

The last time I visited Dubrovnik was ten years ago and I was so swept away by Croatia’s “Pearl Of The Adriatic” I vowed to return as soon as I could. I now know that I will never again wander … Continue reading

So I’m Catching Up On My Newspaper Reading And…

Tameka “Tiny” Harris, a very famous US reality TV star whom I’ve never heard of, had her car burglarized outside a bar in Atlanta, Georgia. “Tiny” left a blue velour bag containing her wedding ring, watches and earrings on the … Continue reading

Legal Marijuana Creeps Into Professional Sports

BioSteel Sports Nutrition Inc. of Toronto just added a marijuana component to it’s highly successful line of sugar-free power drinks for professional athletes. Their website displays a Kawhi Leonard look-a-like chugging back a BioSteel pink drink so it must work. … Continue reading

Canada’s “All The Colours Of The Rainbow Election.”

From blackface to a red butt, Canadians are about to go to the polls in an election that boasts every colour in the rainbow with an awful lot of gray areas in between. If elections could be sponsored, this one … Continue reading

Your Dog’s Stomach–”The Museum of Un-Natural History.”

Not so many years from now after the earth has been destroyed by floods, wild fires, pestilence and…please see the Bible for the complete list of violent end-of-the-world options. They will then begin a massive archeological dig to discover who … Continue reading

Haggling – I Used To Be One Of The Best!

One recent newspaper article I need not have read was titled: “The Art of Haggling.” That’s because there was a time in my life that I considered myself one of the world’s best barterers. I came by it naturally, living … Continue reading

Canada–’Apologies R Us.’

Police in Summerside, Prince Edward Island had a warning for locals this past summer–quit being so polite! Apparently so many drivers were yielding to other motorists and waving them on ahead, a rash of fender benders broke out on city … Continue reading