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You’ve lost Winnipeg, Manitoba…Really it’s not that hard to find.

OK people hold on tight cause I am on a rant tonight.

Where is Winnipeg?? No one seems to know!

Normally I don’t get my hair in a knot about people not knowing about where Winnipeg is because we are pretty laid back and just out of the way.
Except for the fact that we are in the center of the fucking continent people.  LOOK please just take a small break and look at a map.  If your reading me here you have good goggle something or other.

Winnipeg it’s right here!!

OK, everyone settled? Are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin.

Mayor Ford, Toronto is still part of Canada is it not? We all see the same Maple Leaf flag flying high over us?  So what gives when you think that Windsor, Ontario is part of Manitoba?

We all know you’re not the sharpest knife in the roll, but for fuck sakes.  Pull your head out of your Southern Ontario ass and look around. Did you even realize that Ontario exists outside of the GTA?  There is another side to the Ontario map you know it includes places like Kenora, North Bay, Thunder Bay, Souix Lookout, and my home town of Fort Frances.  Also not in the view of Windsor (Not Winnipeg, Manitoba).

Next victim please.

CBS News I am going to go a little easier on you.
You’re American and I know that you don’t know much out of the way of Krispy  Kreme and Big Macs.

Don’t get me wrong I like you guys, much like I love a retard cousin, Unlike the excited states we love to read books, and more than often write books. So how do  you always get us wrong?? Discussion is more than just lies and partisan bullshit, and may I elate that our Canadian economy is kicking your ass?

Canadians like you say love to give, often the shoes off our feet.  We are a giving kind people.  So would it be so hard for you to get your facts right??
Your not Canadian so we don’t expect perfection so at least get the province right.

I would also like to send a direct message to Tucker Carlson, why are Canadians so hard assed and tough. Because we have to be, we have the largest and laziest economy right next to us. We have to be hard, we have to be tough. We don’t give up. America has stood on its laurels for half a century and gutted its economy overseas.  You have no resources, you are reliant for half the world for your own energy.

I suggest in the most Canadian apologetic terms that you please put down your Whoppers and pick up your boot straps. It’s going to be North America (Canada and USA) vs. Asia in very short order. I suggest you get your house in order.

Not so much to ask is it?

Are you my mother?

I am going to deviate just a little bit this morning from my normal routine.  I had promised all of you the next installment in the William Stephenson story about how he became a key inspiration for Ian Flemming’s master spy James Bond.  To be honest though I really haven’t had the time this weekend to hit the books and do the research required to write a top notch history.

This weekend I spent with my darling daughter who lives a couple of hours out of Winnipeg.  It was her 14th birthday last weekend so I took the chance this weekend to spend a fun filled day with her bowling and generally having a good time.

In any regard that got me thinking about my own situation, as many of you may know I am an adopted son to my late father and globe-trotting mother.  It’s the only life that I have ever known so please don’t feel badly for me.  I really couldn’t have asked for better parents and the childhood that I had was a very happy one in most regards, but there has always been a hole in my heart that I have never been able to fill.  The one left by my birth mother when I left her arms and was taken into foster care.

Are You My Mother by P. D. Eastman

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Comfortably Furious

Ok.  Buckle up this is going to be a bumpy bumpy ride. I am off on a rant here, and you can be sure that is full of furious anger and righteous thunder.

Last night as I settled in to watch the evening news I was alerted that two of my family had been cut away from my morning routine.   Frank Andrews and Kathy “KK” Kennedy had been let go from my go to radio station.

For what reason, of course the radio talking heads were not at liberty to say.  Cost cutting, discipline reasons, conspiring with Alien Resources yet unknown to man?

Give me something give me a reason, I tuned in as a matter of course dutifully on my way to work this morning. Tom and Joe had nothing to say, the banter remained the same.  I do not blame them.

They are tried and true professionals. But when it comes to Kallously Kanning KK Please.  She’s just as much a legend as the boys. Hell she’s Miss Bingo Winnipeg.  She is the one who uttered EFF YOU CANCER on air.

The publicity and honor to sell  a metric ton of T-Shirts in honor of Joe’s late wife was in part hers.  I know this for a fact because I think that as a family we have bought a great deal of those shirts personally.  I have distributed them from the far end of Ontario to the end reach of Alberta.

If not for her  a great deal of money would not have been raised in Alanna’s name.

Now I am not a crusader, business is business. But if your going to can a person as iconic as Kennedy then at least give her a farewell.

These are not people we have taken into our hearts easily, we gradually accept them into our homes, our cars and then our hearts.

To Winnipeggers they are family.

Mr Rogers you and your company would be foolish to mess with a Winnipeg family.

I await your reply.

Robert Ogden

Authors Note: If you are with me COMMENT.  Even if it is a YES, or Hell YES.  Numbers mean one thing but adding your voice means something else entirely.

Gone Fishing

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Sorry for the lack of content this weekend. I’ve left the city and gone home fishing.

Wishing everyone a great summer weekend.

Bob