As a vivid figure of speech meaning something so fouled up as to be utterly useless, “dog’s breakfast” can cover anything from a play plagued by collapsing scenery to a space mission ruined by a mathematical error. — Urban Dictionary The Audience Customers reading this blog would ultimately be willing to share what I… Read more DOG’S BREAKFAST
“Salty Dog” comes from the archaic practice of rubbing salt into the coat of one’s favorite dog as a flea repellent. Therefore, one’s “salty dog” is one’s favorite person, best friend… Teo Frans is one of the rare individuals that had the privilege to travel the world making championship curling ice. It’s freezing water, how… Read more SALTY DOGS
Introduction: Craft Beer Curling League Dominion City Brewing Co. is on its way to releasing a new beer in the Ottawa area and the branding has inspired me to build a craft beer league at our club. This beer is a great illustration of the growing relationship between the craft beer community and the… Read more CRAFT BEER CURLING LEAGUE
How I Said Farewell Pro Curling The Ice Maker’s job at the St. Catharines Golf and Country club was a big income upgrade for my father. At that point in his career he could have moved from the Smiths Falls club to any club in the Ottawa area. As a father myself and the… Read more FAREWELL PRO CURLING
“If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start. This could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives and maybe even your mind. It could mean not eating for three or four days. It could mean freezing on a park bench. It could mean jail. It could mean derision. It could mean mockery–isolation.… Read more KINTSUGI: THE ART OF REPAIRING BROKEN THINGS
An Ancient Game of Honor Then to the inn they a’ repair, To feast on curlers’ hamely fare— On beef and greens and haggis rare, And spend the nicht wi’ glee, O! And there owre tumblers twa or three, Brewed o’ the best o’ barley bree, They sing and jest while moments flee, Around that… Read more BARLEY NECTAR AT THE HEART STOP LOUNGE
“If you do not know where you come from, then you don’t know where you are, and if you don’t know where you are, then you don’t know where you’re going. And if you don’t know where you’re going, you’re probably going wrong.” ― Terry Pratchett, I Shall Wear Midnight The Great Debate If a… Read more DIRECTIONAL SWEEPING EXPLAINED!