Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Something bugging me today

Noticed a few red dots on my face this morning. I heard about a recent outbreak of bed bugs in the news so I thought I'd check my pillow... here's what I found.

The hazards of living with a cheeky 3.5-year-old who has access to large plastic bugs.

Now that I look more closely, those are coffee dots on my face. Must reduce intake.

Wednesday's Words of Wisdom

A branding program should be designed to differentiate your cow from all the other cattle on the range. Even if all the cattle on the range look pretty much alike."
— Al Ries

Monday, October 26, 2009

Grading on a Curve

Stittsville, Ontario has its charm. I'm still doing my research but I was impressed to see the Town's construction of this curved sidewalk to accommodate a huge maple tree. Perhaps someone thought it was beautiful. Or, perhaps there is a bylaw in place that's friendly to greenery. Whatever the case, this sidewalk gets high marks from me.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Wednesday's Words of Wisdom

Like a thief reason sneaked in and sat amongst the lovers eager to give them advice. They were unwilling to listen, so reason kissed their feet and went on its way."
— Jelaluddin Rumi, Sufi poet

Monday, October 19, 2009

Straight from the horse's mouth

Guess what this picture is of?
Horse teeth! They're a bizarre shape. Here's the shot zoomed out for context:

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Wednesday's Words of Wisdom

The successful person makes a habit of doing what the
failing person doesn't like to do."

— Thomas Edison

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Wednesday's Words of Wisdom

One cannot too soon forget his errors and misdemeanors.
To dwell long upon them is to add to the offense."

— Henry David Thoreau