A Speshal Guest Blogger

The school year is wrapping up.  And what a year, Alex has come so far with her preschool learning all sorts of things about Canada, letters, numbers, and, well, getting along with others.  Zyler is on his last couple days of grade one.  I have to tell you, that was an amazing year to watch…

Vegas Golden Knights Mock Draft

This website is anything but a sports site.  I rarely speak about my love of hockey, or my beloved Calgary Flames.  However, with tonight’s expansion draft, there is a rare opportunity for some fun.  Trying to decipher Las Vegas’s plan going into tonight has been one of the biggest debates in hockey for months.  With…

June in Pop Culture History

Observances, and Celebrations: National Smile Month National Accordion Awareness Month LGBTQIA Pride Month African-American Music Appreciation Month National Adopt a Cat Month ALS Awareness Month Bike to Work Week Children’s Day (June 1) Doughnut Day (June 2) Armed Forces Day (June 4) Global Running Day (June 7) Loving Day (June 12) Autistic Pride Day (June…

My Comic Relief One Year Celebration – Green Onion Takeover

That’s right! I took over Michael Miller’s amazing blog, My Comic Relief, today.  Last week Michael helped me celebrate my one year blogging anniversary with a wonderful guest post, and one of the best days, number wise, in G.O.B. history.  Today I return the favour, check out the birthday post I composed for my friend and…

May in Pop Culture History

868 – The first known printed book, Diamond Sutra 1806 – Andrew Jackson fatally shot Charles Dickinson in a duel  1886 – First sale of Coca-Cola  1889 – Grand opening of The Eiffel Tower 1891 – Grand opening of Carnegie Hall 1893 – U.S. Supreme Court rules in Nix v. Hedden, that a tomato is…

Green Onion Live @ Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo / Mise en Place

9:00am- Good morning good folks and fellow geeks.  Today is the day I make my way down to the biggest comic-con in Western Canada.  Already some great things have come out of the Calgary Expo including a surprise appearance by Stan Lee, Todd McFarline dropping hints about the next Spawn movie, and a live recording…

My Most Elusive 80’s Toys

Originally posted on My Side Of The Laundry Room:
By:  Green Onion of The Green Onion Blog I started writing this post for my own blog and as the list was compiled, and the plan was set, I realized there is a much better home for such a post. Rob @ My Side of the…

April in Pop Culture History

1896 – The first modern Olympic Games after a 1500 year ban 1906 – Publication of The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry 1912 – RMS Titanic sank after hitting an iceberg 1925 – Publication of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 1930 – Twinkies were invented 1937 – First appearance of Daffy…