Category Archives: Ottawa

My daughter died while being delivered on Friday afternoon

. Evangeline, my daughter, died while being delivered on Friday. My girlfriend’s water broke last Tuesday, while Evangeline was in her 22nd-week. The doctors and nurses at the Ottawa General did everything they could to keep Diane healthy, and Evangeline … Continue reading

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Little Victor Update | One year ago today

. Victor finally has an age. He is a full year old. His original due date was January 10, 2010, and his original name would have been Victor Binary Landriault… so his being premature might have been a good thing. … Continue reading

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This week in totally inappropriate ad placement

Recently I surfed to the online edition of the Ottawa Sun, and I saw the teaser headline and paragraph about the Ottawa Senators’ team doctor having been hospitalized in critical condition after a collision while riding his motorcycle. There was … Continue reading

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Nineteen Years Later And I’m Still Walking Like My Knee Was Busted

Vulgaires Machins: Canadien “Puits sans fond”; ‘Compter les corps’ (2006) . Weird juice with fruit chunks on a French magazine… — Photo by Me, Feb. 08, 2008 . . . I was grocery shopping recently for the first time since… … Continue reading

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Canadian Snow Job Part Two: Reclaiming The B Word

Bass Is Base: Canadian “Funkmobile”; ‘First Impressions For The Bottom Jigglers’ (1994) Click Here For More Canadian Music… do it kids, stick it to The Man. . . Fifty centimetres of snow dropped on my Little Village yesterday. Depending on … Continue reading

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No Snow Job Like A Canadian Snow Job

Death From Above 1979: Canadian “Romantic Rights”; ‘Romantic Rights EP’ (2004) Click Here For More Canadian Music… do it kids, stick it to The Man. . . I’m flipping between the classic “Requiem for a Heavyweight“, starring Jackie Gleason, Anthony … Continue reading

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