Tag Archives: spring

Three Minutes of Gardening and 30 Seconds of Heavy Drinking: Covid Edition

Hello, and welcome to “Three Minutes of Gardening and 30 Seconds of Heavy Drinking.” I’m your host Garland Faunt-Lubberly. You find me, as most of you find yourselves, in isolation; in my case, not merely from the outside world and … Continue reading

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Three Minutes of Gardening and 30 Seconds of Heavy Drinking: Endless Winter Edition

Hello, and welcome to “Three Minutes of Gardening and 30 Seconds of Heavy Drinking.” I’m your host, Garland Faunt-Lubberly. As I gaze out the window of my humble cottage onto the fields filled with snow and the occasional corpse of … Continue reading

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Cranky Poems for a Late Spring

Song for Municipal Workers There are potholes aplenty just outside my house, Some big as a manhole, some small as a mouse, One shaped like the head of my dear cousin Klaus. They came by to patch them last week. … Continue reading

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Re: New guidelines for the coming in/going out of March

The management would like to inform you that, in accordance with our recently adopted policy on heightened inclusivity and respect for species fluidity, March is no longer exclusively required to come in like a lamb and go out like a … Continue reading

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Get spring

This 3.5-minute audio piece was created for CBC “Breakaway” and “All In A Weekend,”and is about as high-production as I can get using Audacity software and royalty-free sound. Ross Murray’s pitch for spring

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Renew this

T.S. Elliot wrote, “April is the cruelest month.” Nuh-uh, Mr. Elliot. (Or may I call you “T”?) That’s not how you spell it. It’s c-o-o-l-e-s-t. April is the coolest month. Of course, when he wrote that, Elliot was probably still … Continue reading

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The sacrificial sofa: a scholarly synopsis

From The Sherbrooke Record: Bishop’s [University] patrollers responded to up to four couch fires, setting up a perimeter until firemen could contain the situation, and called for at least two ambulances during the day to deal with injuries – one … Continue reading

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