Smiling D and grumpy Maddy Originally uploaded by morecoffeeplease. I happened to get home before D & Maddy yesterday so I grabbed the camera to see if I could get a few shots of the trail-a-bike. Maddy’s uncharacteristically grumpy and it’s a little blurry, but cute.
Older and wiser
Every year on my birthday I share a small piece of my accumulated wisdom. For the upcoming year my bit of (recently-learned) wisdom is this: Do not, on an overnight flight, sit in the first of two exit rows on an airplane, because for “safety reasons” those seats do not recline.
Crazy Train or Emotional Subway Attack
This was in my bookmarks from way back, and it still amuses me. I don’t believe a word of it, but the concept is fabulous, darling!
It moves! Run away, run away!
I drove a car the other day for the first time in oh, about 13 years, returning our Autoshare car to its parking spot a few subway stops west of us. I didn’t enjoy it. The car was a Suzuki Aerio, which felt enormous and tank-like. It was an automatic, which I didn’t like — […]
Bike route via the CN Tower elevator
The absolute best way to get from the Queen’s Quay bike lane to downtown (and vice versa) is via the well-hidden Skydome/CN Tower elevator, which is ride-in/ride-out for cyclists because of its two conveniently-located doors. Here’s how to find the thing. First, here’s a map of the area: If you’re coming from the north, come […]
I’m a bad person — I hate the brand-new and long-awaited TTC buses, all 800 of them. Hate them. Yes, they run on biofuel and they’re shiny and new and all, but. But. But. They have about five seats, they’re narrow and bumpy, some of the seats have zero legroom, there’s nowhere to stand that’s […]