2012 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 6,400 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 11 years to get … Continue reading 2012 in review

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The Hespeler Way to Shovel your Driveway


With a major snowfall  upon us, and some shoveling required I feel it is my civic duty to explain the Hespeler way of snow-shoveling. This has been handed down to me from my father who got it from his father who got it..well you get the point, it can also be used in the Preston and Galt Areas as … Continue reading The Hespeler Way to Shovel your Driveway

The Bestest Christmas ever(up to that point)


It was Christmas day 1968 and as dawn broke over Hespeler my younger Sister and I were wide awake just waiting for the signal from our parents that would tell us to come downstairs and see what goodies awaited us.  As usual the stocking’s were hanging on the bottom bed post’s and we were comparing … Continue reading The Bestest Christmas ever(up to that point)

Rush Finally Does It


Today it was announced that one of Canada's greatest Rock Groups have made it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. From the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Web page "Equal parts Led Zeppelin, Cream and King Crimson, Rush burst out of Canada in the early 1970s with one of the most powerful and bombastic sounds of the … Continue reading Rush Finally Does It

Twelve Songs of Christmas( I don’t want to hear)


I saw Daddy kissing Santa Claus Frosty the hitman I have an irregular heartbeat,pa rum papumm-pumm It’s beginning to look a lot like Prison On the first day of Christmas…i maxed out my credit card Silent fart Chet’s nuts roasting on an open fire Santa Claus is scamming this town Frosty my dopeman I’ll be … Continue reading Twelve Songs of Christmas( I don’t want to hear)