Monthly Archives: June 2011

Unofficial Meeting of the 5 Permanent Members of the UN Security Council at the White House


USA: Okay, what do you guys want to drink? I’m having beer. UK: Scotch. FRANCE: White wine. CHINA: Green tea. RUSSIA: Vodka. USA [whispering in an Aide’s ear]: Beer for me; scotch for the lap dog; white wine for the … Continue reading

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Hanging Tough


Donald Stewart “Grapes” Cherry was born 5 February 1934 in Kingston, Ontario in the midst of the Great Depression. Throughout his 77 years, his love for hockey has remained unquenchable. Not good enough to cut it in the NHL (he … Continue reading

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Sacrifice


She had been saved by a vampire. The last vampire. His name was Karl. He was 2,456 years old. It was 1945 and Soviet troops were relentlessly advancing, street-by street, through the smoking ruins of Berlin. Karl had been there, … Continue reading

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Condom Angst


When I was 15, just like most other boys my age, I was a walking, talking, obnoxious, raging cauldron of hormones [I know, I haven’t changed much – hardy har har…] and the only meaningful communications my brain sent out … Continue reading

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