Geek on Wheels

Random rolling ruminations

Geek on Wheels went shopping in the States! He survived too, with thoughts on a Stateside driving trip!

A few weeks back, I was at a friend’s place with my wife. I was chatting with a few of the guys, when suddenly Shannon appeared on my arm with a huge grin. Come on, all you hubbies out there, you know the grin. The one that announced a road trip had been planned…and would I like to go? ummm…sure? So off for a weekend away with two other families.. Read More

Civility in Toronto – thoughts after the shooting

Saturday night, I was enjoying a night out with Shannon at a surprise 50th birthday party for Bruce, the man I consider my older brother in life. It was a gathering of some old friends who I used to bike with on some grand adventures…and the introduction to some new friends as we celebrated a special day for Bruce. During the start of it…before everyone had arrived, we got the.. Read More

If you enjoyed Trek: TNG at all – watch this! So says Geek on Wheels!

WATCH: Entire Star Trek: TNG Reunion Panel from Calgary Expo | Star Trek News | Seriously…if you were a fan of Star Trek the Next Generation at all…go watch this. A few weeks ago Calgary’s comic con (seriously…Calgary??) scored a coup of all Star Trekian coups (a Klingon Coup? A Romulan Coup?) by getting the entire original cast back together on stage. That had never happened before then. I.. Read More

Superheroes movies like Avengers should not be scorned! (Thank you Loki!)

So sayeth Loki, the god of mischief! Ok so really its Tom Hiddleston, the actor who plays Loki in the upcoming Avengers movie…but hey that is close enough. This is a great article about how super hero movies have evolved over the years and no longer should get the reaction of “holding ones nose”. It’s a shame to think that the great Christopher Reeve was almost ostracized for playing Superman… Read More

Some people have no sense, but others have a lot. Geek on Wheels says “thanks neighbour.”

Well it was bound to happen. It’s just a shame that I am sure my neighbour across the street won’t ever read my thanks to him, even though I did thank him in person as well. Confused yet? Let me explain then. It’s been one of “those” days. You know the kind. The Monday where nothing goes quite right, where amazingly warm weather is spoiled by high winds and a.. Read More