Posts from the ‘Flora and Fauna’ category

That’s Some Tasty Roadkill

Today we drove into Wimberley, Texas for lunch. On the way there, we spotted what appeared to be a freshly killed deer on the side of…

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James and the Tiny Deersicle

When it comes to the outdoors, James is ridiculously capable. A couple of years ago he took me fishing up in Squamish. Well, he went fishing.…

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A Snatch and Release Program for Chihuahuas

When I lived in Yaletown, I would frequently see sweater-clad chihuahuas being walked by their Lululemon-clad owners. If it wasn’t the dog days (sorry) of August,…

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Back in Bocas Town

We’re back in Bocas Town for some internet access and a few days’ change of scene after a week out at Punta Laurel. I just uploaded…

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Beware of Puns in Advertising

On a bag of mushrooms: There’s really no need for that, is there?

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Make the Provincial Government Keep Their Promise on the Great Bear Rainforest

This qualifies as a client plug, I suppose, but it’s a cause that’s really close to my heart. We’re doing some work with Greenpeace Canada, Sierra…

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Free Idea du Jour: A New Cat Toy

Yesterday I watched this cracking little homage to the feline love for flushing the toilet: I was reminded of a possibly apocryphal story in which a…

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What Makes Them Easy to Peel?

We bought these frozen shrimp the other day. They’ve still got the shells on, and I noticed that the packaging advertised them as ‘easy-to-peel’: In what…

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