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Rants and Raves

More than Enough
by Kamaljeet; April 12, 2009
Kamaljeet relates the tale of an over-talkative customer.  Read the story


War; The Answer to a Global Crisis?War; The Answer to a Global Crisis?
by Marc; March 30, 2009
 In Marc's story, a crazy old man rants about war. Should we believe him? Read the story


Always WaitingAlways Waiting
by Renee; July 19, 2008
 Renee's complaint is a familiar one: waiting at the doctor's office.  Read the story

A Big Thorn in the ButtA Big Thorn in the Butt
by Lola; July 14, 2008
 Lola uses a witty, conversational tone to show us the big frustrations faced by a new language learner.  Read the story


Lack of Respect for CashiersLack of Respect for Cashiers
by Aileen; July 7, 2008
 Aileen's rant asks why some customers mistreat cashiers.  Read the story

  Pyramid of Society
Pyramid of Society

by Andrew; May 3, 2008
 Andrew's article, introduced by Suzanne, rejects the superior attitudes of those at the top of the social pyramid.  Read the story

An In-Between TimeAn In-Between Time
by Natalia; March 21, 2008
Natalia writes about the yearly battle between the spring and retreating winter. Read the story



Black Towers Over There? (June 10, 2007)
This is the truth: a high rise is ugly. Itís like a cardboard box stuck in the ground. Read more . . .

A Noble Doctor? (June 3, 2007)
I donít like seeing my dentist, but now I had to. The appointment is a big problemóheís never been on timeóand today was worse. Read more . . .

Letter to a Young Man Who Went the Distance (May 27, 2007)
It was a rainy Saturday afternoon two years ago. Metrotown was crowded as usual, and the Real Canadian Superstore was even more horrific . . . Read more . . .

A Rant about Showing Off (April 23, 2007)
At my alumni reunion a lady who sat across me got on my nerves.  Read more . . .

A Word about Virginia Tech (April 23, 2007)
Iím disgusted, disheartened, disillusioned and dumbfounded. Read more . . .

Who is dumber? Thoughts on the notice from school (April 2, 2007)
Absurd and ridiculous! Thatís what I thought about the notice my kids brought from school. Read more . . .