Misc

The Paradoxical Commandments

by Dr. Kent M. Keith People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies. Succeed anyway. The good you do today will be Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Humour

42 Odd Facts You Might Not Know

The pictures sum it up pretty well. Next time you’re at a party, impress your friends with some of these odd facts. Enjoy! And also make sure to check the best kids birthday parties near Gardena at http://www.jumpersjungle.com/gardena/.

By Robert McLeod, ago
Family

My Grandmother’s Dressing

My grandma is awesome. And she’s a great cook. Her dressing has made it into Canadian Living magazine and I’ve been lucky enough to have it at Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner for most of my life. I guess technically it’s my grandmother’s grandmother’s dressing. Now, I share it with you: Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Misc

Old People

I watched an episode of Penn & Teller’s Bullshit tonight on Old People and some of the opinions of the people on the show really angered me. There was a bunch of young people complaining about old people. Seriously? They do realize they’re going to be an old person someday Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Misc

Compromise – Necessary in Any Relationship

Compromise isn’t a bad thing. Although it can be, the type of compromise I’m talking about is healthy compromise. First of all, what does compromise mean? According to Merriam Webster online, the definition which I find applicable is something intermediate between or blending qualities of two different things The reason Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Humour

Random Food Combinations

Do you know what I mean? Like when you eat ice cream while having a beer? Some think it’s strange. I think it makes perfect sense. Eating good things together can only equal goodness. Well, in theory right? Here are some more of the food combos I like. What are Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Humour

The Ham Butt Problem

The Ham Butt Problem (taken from: http://www.ted.com/talks/erin_mckean_redefines_the_dictionary.html): Woman’s making a ham for the big family dinner. She goes to cut the butt off the ham and throw it away, and she looks at this piece of ham and she’s like, “This is a perfectly good piece of ham. Why am Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Disc Sports

Heart…or Head?

I find it interesting that when we follow our heart it can tend to contradict what our head is saying; and vice versa. How do we truly know what is right? I like to think that what our heart says will always lead us in the right direction. I believe Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Humour

Not So Clever Anymore

So my foray into answering some of the stupid questions got old fast. Like after a few days. I just wasn’t interested in answering them anymore and I doubt anyone actually read them. I sometimes wonder, like many do, how visible my blog actually is. Is there anyone who actually Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Misc

Snickers and Spare Change

As I normally do, I stopped off at the Shell before practice to grab some energy (i.e. a Snickers bar). Today was not like a normal day however. Oh no, I only had $1.50 in change. Well, I went to buy a Snickers bar (large) and upon finding out it Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Misc

Freedom

What does freedom mean? Does it relate more to the political definition: “the absence of interference with the sovereignty of an individual by the use of coercion or aggression” Or the philosophical argument: “the idea of being free, is a broad concept that has been given numerous interpretations by philosophies Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Events

Source of Motivation

I wrote this on my blackberry and sent it to myself while I was at the Tom Petty concert a few weeks ago. I was watching the fans in the floor seats as they watched the show and had some thoughts about it. I’m going to leave the post exactly Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Misc

The Awakening

by Sonny Carroll A time comes in your life when you finally get it…when, in the midst of all your fears and insanity, you stop dead in your tracks and somewhere the voice inside your head cries out…ENOUGH! Enough fighting and crying and blaming and struggling to hold on. Then, Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago