Author Archives: rmcw
(pompous soapboxing alert) Perhaps the most infuriating thing a driver can say to a cyclist while lecturing the (incorrect) rules of the road is “I’m a cyclist too.” Let me explain a little something about the way I tend to … Continue reading
Keep up the good work, Globe and Mail.
I read a great little Globe and Mail article this morning wherein Rob Ford decided that we needed to cut 75% of the city labour force. Or something to that effect, at least. I’m just going to take a page … Continue reading
Dear Councillor Ford, This morning, I read an article in the Globe and Mail (Private toll tunnel under Gardiner appeals to Doug Ford) about some ideas you have for reducing traffic congestion that would not involve mandatory road tolls. I … Continue reading
I’ve been sort of following the election, I swear! When I posted my first election piece almost two weeks ago, I was riding a personal high due to a rousing case of “hey, I might be healthy again.” And, as … Continue reading
As you may know (since, in all likelihood, you have stumbled across this post via a link in my Facebook and/or Twitter page, as I don’t have an actual readership), I have not updated in a while. I started up … Continue reading
I get unreasonably irritated when I have to listen to someone floss or repeatedly rinse his mouth out in the third-floor men’s washroom of the chem building.
In case you were unaware, 2011 is the International Year of Chemistry. It has a fancy logo and everything. No word yet as to whether the IYC has successfully lobbied to change the atomic number of carbon to 2011. According … Continue reading
If you are Canadian, unless you actively avoid the news, you have probably heard about today’s snowstorm. It’s been reported in national news since Sunday: It’s somewhat understandable that it makes national news, given that a large portion of Canada’s … Continue reading
Once, when I went to a hypnotist show in middle school, the people on stage had to think everyone in the audience was a celebrity during the intermission, and someone came up to me and asked for Rick Moranis’ autograph.