Tuesday, December 23, 2014

"Art is anything you can get away with."
- Marshall McLuhan

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Friday, December 19, 2014

"Don't write anything you can phone. Don't phone anything you can talk. Don't talk anything you can whisper. Don't whisper anything you can smile. Don't smile anything you can nod. Don't nod anything you can wink."
- Earl Long

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014

"All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure."
- Mark Twain

Thursday, December 11, 2014

"If you're not funny by the age of ten you'll never be funny."
- Steve Allen

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

a place to have your teeth serviced in Cambridge

Unlike other clinics the Dentist is with you 95% of the time.

Dr. Hardeep Asi, BHSC, DMD

295 Jamieson Parkway
Cambridge, Ontario

519 260 6600

Monday, December 8, 2014

Saturday, November 29, 2014

"If they won't go to the box office you can't stop them."
- Samuel Goldwyn

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

on wearing a dark suit everyday

"The suit is the same, but the films are different."
- Alfred Hitchcock 

Thursday, November 6, 2014

"We all have skeletons in our closet; we're judged by how we manage them."
- Dr. Oz

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

a place in Cambridge to buy, sell, fix cars

Professional Steer & Brake

Tom Zylstra

1728 King Street East, Cambridge, ON N3H 3R8
519 653 4191

"Your safety is our concern"

Monday, October 27, 2014

the oldest pizzeria in the town that invented pizza

Website here.


"20 to 22 hours per day they relax."

Monday, October 20, 2014


"It isn't what we say or think that defines us, but what we do."
- Jane Austen

Sunday, October 19, 2014

General in Chief

"The harder the war the sooner the peace."
- William Tecumseh Sherman

the greatest CFL player

"I get up at 6 a.m. and paddle surf."
- Doug Flutie

Saturday, October 18, 2014

"The brain accounts for a quarter of our energy consumption but just 2% of our body mass."
- Jeff lliff

Thursday, October 16, 2014

nil desperandum

"The stock market has forecasted 9 of the last 5 recessions."
- Paul Samuelson

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

"The artistic life is a long, lonely suicide."
- Tennessee Williams

“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
- Maya Angelou

Saturday, October 11, 2014

"Defeat is advance payment for victory"
- Winston Churchill

Friday, October 10, 2014

acting advice

"Don't act."
- Samuel Beckett

Thursday, October 9, 2014


"We didn't work that hard. It was a school schedule: 10am to 3pm."
- Carol Burnett

Sunday, October 5, 2014

A Christian perspective

"25% of people will dislike you no matter what. 25% will dislike you but could be persuaded to like you. 25% will like you but could be persuaded to dislike you. 25% will like you unconditionally no matter what."
- Joel Osteen

Saturday, October 4, 2014

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."
- Aristotle

purported deathbed quip

"I know now that I know nothing."
- Socrates

Sunday, September 28, 2014

noblesse oblige

"To be successful you have to have self doubt."
- Barbara Streisand 

Saturday, September 27, 2014

"Data can help you make a good design great, but it will never make a bad design good."
- Margaret Gould Stewart

Friday, September 26, 2014

FDR's blood pressure before he died was 240/130. A healthy range is 115/75

"Among all arts, film is the most important for us."
- Vladimir Lenin as quoted by Roman Polanski in Seduced and Abandoned

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

"I'm not ashamed to call myself a redesigner."
- Tommy Hilfiger

The tiny, oil-rich nation of Qatar has purchased a Paul Cézanne painting, The Card Players, for more than $250 million. The deal, in a single stroke, sets the highest price ever paid for a work of art and upends the modern art market. Article here.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

nature enthusiast

"My car should look like a beetle."
- Adolph Hitler

Saturday, September 20, 2014

on wine

"It's a beverage. You either like it or you don't."
- Costco wine buyer

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

"Everything in the universe dances, has rhythm."
- Maya Angelou

Monday, September 15, 2014

"Meditation is concentration, really."
- HRH Prince Charles

"If you're not making mistakes you're not trying."
- Tim Cook, Apple CEO

165,000 corks = happiness

"What's life without whimsy?"
- John Pollack

Sunday, September 14, 2014

"Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly."

Saturday, September 13, 2014

things in common

"My ultimate goal is to invent something as simple as the Venn Diagram."
- Neil deGrasse Tyson

Monday, September 8, 2014

the most expensive smell in the world

... on Bordeaux wine.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

"Do as much as you can artistically always, because sometimes it stops."
- Brian Eno to Reggie Watts

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Friday, August 29, 2014

a sign in Robin Williams' kitchen

"Forget What You Want, Look At What You Have."

Article here.

"We must believe that we were gifted for something."
- Madame Curie

Rick Perry's brand of eyeglasses

Monday, August 25, 2014

massacre the idle, the unfit

I "appeal to the chemists to discover a humane gas that will kill instantly and painlessly. Deadly by all means, but humane not cruel."
- George Bernard Shaw, 1934

Sunday, August 24, 2014

"Architecture is frozen music; music is liquid architecture."
- Quincy Jones

Saturday, August 23, 2014

"In order to gain anything you must first lose everything."
- Buddha

"One can only be angry with those he respects."
- Richard Nixon

Thursday, August 21, 2014


The acceptance of imperfection.

Image source here.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A man drinking wine from his soup bowl in France

Video here.
A resource for established and aspiring stand-up comics here.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

"As an alcoholic you will violate your standards quicker than you can lower them."
- Robin Williams

Image source here.