Author Archives: rossmurray1

About rossmurray1

I'm Canadian so I pronounce it "Aboot." No, I don't! I don't know any Canadian who says "aboot." Damnable lies! But I do know this Canadian is all about humour (with a U) and satire. Come by. I don't bite, or as we Canadians say, "beet."

The Year of the Cat: Third Quarter Summary

Overview The Household continues to evolve strategic applications vis-à-vis cats, cat-sourcing portfolios and cats as innovative lifestyle narrative. While 2020 has failed to make up for losses suffered in the fourth quarter of 2019 (RIP Nellie), cats have remained stable … Continue reading

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The History of Canadian Trumpsgiving

  While most people are familiar with the story of the first American Trumpsgiving—the pilgrims, the feast at the golf course owned by the pilgrims, inviting the natives to join the feast, assessing the natives a service charge for the … Continue reading

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My girl bike

This past July I got a new bike. I got it for free. A friend of a friend had this bike languishing in her storage and simply wanted to get rid of it. Deb had recently got a new (used) … Continue reading

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Your Second Wave Fashion and Survival Guide

Hot, hot, hot! That’s what a stove is when you leave the burners on “max,” and that’s how designers in New York, Paris, Milan and Edmonton are describing trends for the fall fashion season as the second wave goes new … Continue reading

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“Like That!” Very Good Entertainment Show in Dernovkia!

[Theme Song: Accordions, bouzouki and synthesized drums play an upbeat song. Title flashes on the screen in white block letters: “LIKE THAT!”] VLAD: Hello, people! BIANCA:  Everyone, hello! VLAD: Bianca-a-a? BIANCA: Vla-a-a-a-d? TOGETHER: HELLO! VLAD: Ha-ha-ha! We are good greeters. … Continue reading

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