March Still a Lion in Montreal

Let’s hope this is Old Man Winter’s last kick at the can!   DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and anContinue reading “March Still a Lion in Montreal”

Happy Canada Day 2015

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA / BONNE FÊTE CANADA On this 148th birthday of Canada I will let others do the writing about my country. No doubt this is in keeping with our reputation of being polite folks. The CBC has a piece on how Canada is perceived around the word, in which they ask Canadian Studies teachersContinue reading “Happy Canada Day 2015”

That’s Dust, Not Dirt!

If you are in the Montreal area today and have read the Environment Canada Special Weather Statement please rest assured you are in no danger of being sucked up into a giant red vacuum. Those are Dirt Devils, the weather warning is for dust devils. Got to admit for a few moments first thing thisContinue reading “That’s Dust, Not Dirt!”

Thanks For The Referral CNN

Thanks CNN. DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybe a bit of a sting in theContinue reading “Thanks For The Referral CNN”

Vernal Equinox, Yin Yang: A Well Balanced Day To All

DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! PleaseContinue reading “Vernal Equinox, Yin Yang: A Well Balanced Day To All”

Time-Thief: I Want My Hour of Sleep Back

One of the things I do well, if I do say so myself, is sleep. I could be an Olympic sleeper, if only the IOC would respond to my numerous requests to have slumber included as an event. So after last night’s clock change, Spring Forward, the annual theft of 60 minutes of glorious sleep,Continue reading “Time-Thief: I Want My Hour of Sleep Back”

Happy Flag Day Canada

Fifty years ago today the people of Canada adopted the Maple Leaf as our flag. When compared to our neighbors to the south, we Canadians are not big flag wavers. But don’t mistake that for a lack of pride. DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes toContinue reading “Happy Flag Day Canada”

Comedy Matters TV: Thanks For The Link!

The other day I was having a peek at my WordPress statistics page. Recently I have given up any belief I may have had that the stats were accurate. Many folks have been complaining about this problem. But what I noticed was several referrals from something called http://www.comedymatterstv.com. I was not familiar with the name,Continue reading “Comedy Matters TV: Thanks For The Link!”

The McDonald’s Approach to Snow Removal: Clean Your Own Sidewalk

As North America’s northeast digs out from a whopper of a snowfall, there is one topic that, not surprisingly, often comes up at these times and that is snow clearing and removal. That’s clearing and removal; two different beasts. The difference is simple, clearing involves pushing the fallen snow out of the way to allowContinue reading “The McDonald’s Approach to Snow Removal: Clean Your Own Sidewalk”

Wacky World of WordPress Stats

And the wacky world of WordPress statistics continues … Earlier this week I pointed out that according to the stats page my readership had dropped like a lead balloon. I was relieved to find out that many fellow bloggers are experiencing similar problems and have brought the situation to the attention of WordPress. Today IContinue reading “Wacky World of WordPress Stats”