A driver is stuck in a traffic jam going into downtown Ottawa. Nothing is moving north or south. Suddenly a man knocks on his window.
The driver rolls down his window and asks, “What happened? What’s the hold-up?”
“Terrorists have kidnapped Michael Ignatieff, Gilles Duceppe, Elizabeth May, Prime Minister Harper and Jack Layton. They are asking for a ten million dollar ransom… Otherwise, they are going to douse them with gasoline and set them on fire. We are going from car to car, taking up a collection.” Continue reading →
Where did the year go? It’s been a long time since my last post and I want to squeeze in one last one before 2010 is over! I started this blog with all sorts of grand ideas and as you can see I got waaay waylayed. It’s been a year of patience, learning and reflection. Okay, maybe more dreaming than reflecting…
Whenever I’m at my computer looking out the window of my apartment, perched high up in the Westend of Vancouver, my breath is taken away by the spectacular view of English Bay. It doesn’t matter what the weather, how often I see it or if it’s even only a glimpse out of the corner of my eye I am absolutely stunned by it’s beauty. As an example, today was one of those rare clear days where I could see the snow capped peaks on Vancouver Island. Really, I can and no, it is not Bowen Island! Yes, I am blessed to live where I do.
In closing the year I want to show you below something shiney and sparkly that always distracts me when it’s on – besides Facebook lol Continue reading →
You may be wondering what the Unscripted Mind is all about but it’s just reflections of whatever’s on my mind and whatever I’m into at the time. It could be me on my soapbox raving about something you or I experienced; be it a new movie, the latest song by the Hiptones, snowboarding in Whistler, my hometown Vancouver, a great deal on a LCD TV or container gardening. It could be me ranting about the inhumanity going on around us from the tar sands and toxins in our food supply to shark finning or from overly air conditioned buildings and aging to dirty bird pooping pigeons! Oh, where is the humanity!