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GC and I are off to Italy tomorrow, for two weeks of exploring, eating and drinking wine! We’re starting in Venice, then going to Florence, followed by a few days in the Tuscan countryside, and finishing up in Rome.

We’re going to the San Michelle’s cemetery in Venice, the Ufizzi Gallery in Florence, the Tuscan […]

Ernie does St. John's

Ernie here. This is my third and final honeymoon post. Then I’ll turn the blog back over to Zoom, and I’ll go back to sitting on the shelf with Bert. Ho hum.

First thing we did in St. John’s was check into our new home. (We found it through Airbnb, which is very cool and […]

Honeymooning in Dildo, by Ernie

Hi, it’s me, Ernie, with Part II of our honeymoon.

After our five blissful days in Trinity East, we headed back to St. John’s for a couple of days. Along the way we took a little detour to the village of Dildo, just because it’s called Dildo. Here I am at the Post Office. This […]

A Guest Post by Ernie: The Honeymoon, Part I

Today’s post is brought to you by the letter H and the number 3.
That’s because the 3 of us – Zoom, GC and me – went to Newfoundland for our Honeymoon!

The license plate of the car we rented was HZG, which stands for Honeymoon Zoom GC. (They forgot the E for Ernie.)

Here […]

Bed bugs give me the creeps

I’m leaving for Toronto later today to attend a conference. I’ll be staying in a no-frills hotel down the street from the fancy hotel where the conference is being held. Normally I’d be worried about forgetting to pack my medication or my shoes or something, but this time I’m worried about bed bugs, since Toronto […]

The Road Trip

Poutine & Steamies

GC and I found sitters for the pets and headed for the hills on Friday afternoon. We drove through Quebec along the winding, scenic 148, through the stinky town of Thurso, and then stopped at a casse-croute in Papineauville for a traditional supper of Steamies and Poutine. (Poutine, for those of […]

In hot pursuit of imaginary birds

I was planning to take the whole week off blogging while I was gone, but I’m with three regular blog readers and they need a fix. Me too.

I was a little stumped about what to blog about though. I didn’t bring the camera’s USB cable, so I can’t get my photos out of my camera […]

NEWSFLASH: Duncan does Elgin Street

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