note to michael budman’s stylist

I just saw your work in the new indigo community ad, and two things occurred to me almost immediately: 1) oh yeah he’s the roots guy; and b) wow if…

hello Dalai

This week in national news, a remarkably decent Steven Harper meets officially with the Dalai Lama. China stamps feet, threatens sanctions, leaving hungry Canadian children wondering where their next meal…

harry pottolantern

you know, for kids

in the radio studios of america

This tune has been kicking around on my hard drive in various forms for a few years now, but I finally have an edit that I’m satisfied with. The majority…

the foundation remains

I gave a mouse a cookie this weekend. The mouse was a new Motorola KRZR K1m, the cookie was Parallels Desktop for Mac with Windows XP Pro. No one who…

nice ride, pops

Made it out to the 107th annual Mohawk Fair in Shannonville Ontario last weekend for the first time in 25 years or so. This beautiful raft on wheels was on…

Vive le TICF! Vive Zero-G!

I’m just posting a quick note for anyone visiting from the Toronto International Circus Festival and/or Zero Gravity Circus. Lynne and I had a great time at the circus this…

awesome. awesome. awesome.

Those were actually the first three words I used to describe Dave Smith’s latest creation, the Prophet-8, in a text chat with my wife. Yes, Dave Smith is in ur…

Almost everything must go – more and cheaper gear for sale

For the very few of you who come here looking for used gear before you go to Craigslist, I’m announcing a price drop on a few of the “Gear for…

Raccoons vs. Cyclists

There are a lot of raccoons in my neighbourhood. Well, duh. This is Toronto. Everyone has a raccoon story. I have two good ones, both of which involve raccoons sneaking…