I hate being bullied. I hate being taken advantage of. And yet, for the past year, Rogers Wireless has done exactly that to me. After observing my cellphone usage over the last few months, I want to downgrade to a lower plan (which actually is a new and BETTER plan than the one I currently… Continue reading Rogers Wireless Makes me Feel Powerless, or, Rogers Wireless Disgusts Me
. . . Or someone very special to me who serves on the board of Heritage Toronto blogs. I’m really pleased to see the site go from a mere portal to a more interactive space. And as so many urban-dwelling Torontonians are being forced into extreme awareness of the ever-changing man-made geography that surrounds us… Continue reading Heritage Toronto Blogs
As promised, here’s an update on what happened with that letter I sent and reproduced on this blog for my friends. I appreciated this unfettered email apology from the Chair of the TTC, Adam Giambrone, on behalf of the Toronto Transit Commission about what happened to me last month. I am reproducing this email with… Continue reading TTC Followup: the TTC apologizes
Toronto photos (and one Montreal photo) with the aid of my trusty Sony Ericsson cellphone camera. (Rue Mont Royal, Montreal)
Ladies and Gentlemen, I just saw the best of George Michael. (Lame faraway crazed-fan photo 1) After the past three weeks of sad news – losing dear friends, and having friends lose their dear ones to cancer, much light came into my life by way of tonight’s concert. George Michael wasn’t looking Wham!. He wasn’t… Continue reading Baby, I’m Your Man!
Dear Mr. Giambrone, I’m a regular and loyal TTC passenger who was just involved in a frightening incident on the Spadina streetcar line, and I am writing to question the judgement and training of your TTC drivers, as the driver’s response was utterly inadequate. An intoxicated white male carrying a German flag began to insult… Continue reading To Mr. Adam Giambrone, Chairman of the Toronto Transit Commission
It’s catch up time! My deepest apologies to all my friends who think that(a) I’m a lazy ass(b) Something happened to me(c) I’m a lazy ass Actually, no apologies for (a) and (c). But to catch you up: the past month has been a whirlwind of things, work and play and everything between. I travelled… Continue reading Back by Popular Demand
Friday, March 14, 2008, 7 pm: Meet the heart-stealing Marielle (aka p’tit Peng), daughter of my cousins, whom I finally met. Just look at those round cheeks. That little hand! Her pink onesie! Saturday March 15, 2008, Noon: These people are up too early, although the day is bright and sunny. This is a full-fledged… Continue reading Le Weekend
People in the World! Spice Up Your Life! Every Boy and Every Girl! Spice Up Your Life! Wooooot! Shake it to the left! Shake it to the Right! Aaaaaaaaaah! Just coming down from the insanity of last night that was the Spice Girls on the second last date of their tour, which ends in Toronto… Continue reading Review-ish: The Spice Girls and the Power of Five
Today, two years ago, this is what happened to me.