The Online Profile Picture Controversy


Profile Picture

If you’re reading this, chances are you have at least one online profile with a picture. Long before the dawn of Facebook, people have existed behind online profiles. I still remember back in the day before broadband, people would construct their profiles with just a few words (there were no pictures, because everyone was using dial-up and it would have taken f-o-r-e-v-e-r for the picture to download). But as internet connection speeds have increased, so did the need for profile pictures.



The Information Inundation


Information Inundation

It seems that we are constantly bombarded by information from all angles ever more so today than in the past. I still remember a time when, if you had a question about anything, you had to do your research at the library. Even simply asking someone wasn’t an option when my teachers would always tell me, “Look it up.” Now, however, if any question comes to mind, we simply whip out our phones and start surfing Google.

Valentine’s Day


Saint Valentine

I just have to admit: Valentine’s Day (or, as many people call it, “ValenTIMES Day”) has to be one of my least favourite holidays listed on the Hallmark calendar. Quite frankly, it serves absolutely no purpose than to make people miserable who might otherwise not be miserable.

Just A Little Off The Top Please



There’s a reason why mandolins come with safety guards (I speak of the food slicers, not the instruments; although, if played poorly, I suppose the instrument should have one as well). It’s to keep idiot people from injuring themselves, and thereby keeping additional and unwanted flavor, texture, and color from being added to the foods.

And I, my dear readers, am just one of those idiot people! It’s also the reason why I didn’t have anything posted last week.