Tag archive for ‘Rants and Raves’
By Mika Oehling On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

I Hate Yoga by Rants and Raves

First, yoga as a philosophy and yoga as we know it today are two very different things. The original yoga philosophy dates back millions of years ago with Buddhist monks in Nepal. It’s the simplified notion More...

By Mika Oehling On Monday, June 18th, 2012

Art Lesson by Rants and Raves

There has been an outpouring of shock and rage over the burning of a $100,000 Birkin bag for the sake of ‘art’ by Tyler Shields and his girlfriend, Francesca Eastwood. If that last name sounds familiar, More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, June 4th, 2012

Tuning Out by Rants and Raves

People don’t tune in weekly to shows anymore. It’s the simple reality. As the networks reveal which shows are getting the axe and continue to spin more tried and trite reworks of past successes and spinoffs, More...

By Mika Oehling On Friday, May 25th, 2012

Tax the Fat by Rants and Raves

The old motto used to be ‘tax the rich.’ It would be nice if that motto still stood. But a new motto appears to be taking its place, which is that of ‘tax the fat.’ The argument is much simpler More...

By Mika Oehling On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

A Job’s a Job? by Rants and Raves

The Canadian government, in the midst of massive cuts to federal programs and layoffs of the public service, is introducing changes to its Employment Insurance policies which would force those who are on EI to take More...

By Mika Oehling On Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Oh the Humanities – Rants & Raves

There is a lot of talk about the Quebec university students who are protesting the proposed tuition hikes. A lot of the talk has centered around the violence committed by protesters, who have mostly been revealed More...

By Mika Oehling On Friday, April 13th, 2012

Stripping America’s Rights – Rants and Raves

Getting caught with your pants down is going to take on a whole new meaning in the States, as the Supreme Court has decided that all arrested suspects may be subject to a strip search, even for a minor offense. More...

By Mika Oehling On Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Hold the Beef – Rants & Raves

It’s a good time to become a vegetarian in Canada. This is a point which pains me, as I have to admit that I’m a hamburgers and spaghetti kind of kid, but it looks like those childhood comfort foods More...

By Mika Oehling On Friday, April 6th, 2012

From Hi Ho to Ho-Hum – job apathy

There are a lot of career sites right now advocating that we should all go out there and achieve our goals. Helpful articles about training, retooling, strategizing, networking, using social networking and honing More...

By Mika Oehling On Friday, February 17th, 2012

The issue of wealth: money? time? freedom? privacy?

The Wealthy Barmaid may be an eye-catching title for an article which was posted to Yahoo’s website (http://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/wealthy-barmaid-s-rrsp-is-2-income-properties.html)but a closer read of More...