It was either this or a family picture of the Griswolds.
As a note to readers (someone asked!), it has been quiet 'round here this week due to a long-needed vacation to St. John's, N.L. It seemed as good a destination as any for a couple Ontarians.
Of course, it would have been incomplete without a side trip to Dildo up yar on Trinity Bay. There was a robust ethical debate between myself and friend Samantha Craggs over whether to pose for this picture. Captain Dildo never existed and the people in Dildo totally put this there to get gutter-minded Ontario folks to stop and take goofy pictures. They are asking for it.
It has been a fun week. Highlights have included taking a whale-watching tour (highly recommended; only got seasick twice), looking out over the Atlantic Ocean from the top of Signal Hill and finding out that it's a local ordinance in St. John's for all cover bands to know Folsom Prison Blues. Seriously, three bands in as many bars have covered that tune, which might be some sign of a disgruntled population.
To readers, thanks for hanging in during the process of figuring out what to do with this blog. While I's be back? Indeed I be, as they say here.