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teh smrt

I carried my digital camera around all last week, forgetting that the battery was still in the charger at home …

That wouldn’t be a problem if it were the RB67 (all mechanical; no batteries), but I’d end up looking like Louis Cyr if I did.

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the same desiccant

Pelican Peli desiccant pack, as sold by Vistek – $21.99.
40g Silica gel dehumidifier from Lee Valley – $6.95.
Can you spot the difference?

(and I’m not particularly picking on Vistek; they’re as cheap as anyone for this product when sold as a photo accessory.)

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Knut Overload

Knut the Polar Bear Cub

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nicked!

Just saw someone getting their collar felt at Union Station for crossing the tracks – $110 fine.

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sheesh! Wind Things

a dreadful pipistrelle-related pun

I don’t particularly understand why my industry gets singled out for killing wildlife, and having to carry out lengthy studies where other equally guilty plants and installations don’t. But apparently, radar ‘saves bats at wind farms’.

So, if this is really true, and it were installed, would it be a bat mitzvah?

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Things I Saw in Vancouver

Things I Saw in Vancouver – and yes, there are flowers in bloom. Beware of the cute sea otters, though they’re not quite up there with the Oh Noes! otter.

Update: Dave‘s photos are good – thanks!

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oh dear …

I have discovered:

Laywines Pens and Organizers
25 Bellair Street
Toronto, ON M5R 3L3

(416) 921-7131
laywines.com

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extremely childish fun with US$1 and a marker pen …

Thanks to Kathy (whose name I have probably misspelled) in Kansas City for showing us this:

FEDERAL RESERVE NOTE becomes FART, teehee ...

(please note: no actual US currency was defaced to make this blog posting.)

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make-do drummer

Slogan seen on a pair of drumsticks in Kensington Market: “Maybe you can’t find the more favorable sticks!”

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have they even left yet?

Earliest back-to-school ever; Staples has some B2S displays, and I’m not even sure the kids are out of school for the summer.

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M.I.N.O.T.H.

= man in need of Tim Hortons.

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computers suck o canada sheesh!

… with raspberry vinaigrette!

Paul and I often talked of doing this, but I see someone’s done it for real: they hacked the GO Train scrolly LED signs to read Stephen Harper Eats Babies.

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ow ow ow

So I’m flat on my back, the air acrid with Bengay. My shoulder’s twingeing like a mad thing, almost like being stabbed.

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misfiled, maybe

In the humour section at Chapters: George W Bush & his Family Paper Dolls book…

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Landscape – “Einstein A Go Go”

And we thought this was teh k00l v1d in 1981: Landscape – “Einstein a Go-Go”

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How to dismantle an nuclear power station

… [the] process is only projected to be completed by the end of this century, as it is not considered safe to start dismantling the highly radioactive core until the 2080s

 — BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Tackling the UK’s nuclear legacy

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the mighty elocom

I’d been suffering from some winter eczema on the blade of my right hand. It meant (like, if I wanted to) I couldn’t karate chop, but I could probably give someone a pretty good karate sandpapering.

It got worse recently, and beyond the control of over-the-counter meds. The doctor gave me a wee pottie of Elocom, a fearsome skin ointment, on Friday. The eczema’s almost gone; it’s just a tiny bit of dry skin now.

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Wet Christmas

It’s raining here; a lot.

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m@b reads my blog!

How do I know that m@b reads my blog? Easy, ‘cos he hotlinked the image from the Ecobunk invitation to the Spacing Wire.

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… but he is about to use an angle grinder

Paul is Mr Safety