Tag Archives: civility

In your neighbourhood

I’ve lived in some pretty bad areas of the city.  And some of the nicer ones too.  Living in the west end and having my house broken into and hearing someone being stabbed outside and listening to prostitutes fight and … Continue reading

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Five – O

Preface:  Ah, yes, it’s a bad sign when you see a post with a preface. I was really angry about the events in Baltimore and angrier about the press coverage.  (FYI:  calling rioters and looters “thugs” is fucking racist.  Call … Continue reading

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Je ne suis pas Charlie

I understand the desire to speak out against terrorist attacks.  I think shooting people, in general, is bad.  Guns freak me out.  For some reason, my mother once had a fake gun (it could have been made out of soap, … Continue reading

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Blogging about blogging: not something I want to make a habit of….

I do not fully understand the culture of “following” blogs. Of the 22 people following this blog (as of this writing), I suspect fewer than 6 of them have actually read one of my posts all the way through.  So … Continue reading

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