Category Archives: From NAKINA…

“From Nakina”┬ácommentary, opinions and views by Bob Rotz, formerly written on his ice-block desk located within his igloo, north of Superior.

Bob’s moved south now…but his views remain as cold and crusty as before.

  • From NAKINA...: Jan 19 – Rotzy vs COVID…grrr
  • From NAKINA...: Jan 11 – rant moderation to avoid rant fatigue
  • From NAKINA...: Jan 4 – lots of complaints being heard
  • From NAKINA...: Dec 28 – Bad day at Blackrock…
  • From NAKINA...: Dec 21 – On the treadmill of stress and anxiety….huff huff huff
  • From NAKINA...: Dec 14 – Lookin’ back a lot…ranting maybe?
  • From NAKINA...: Dec 7 – Rotzy suffering: cabin fever, quarantine stress and pre-winter anxiety
  • From NAKINA...: Nov 30 – Covid, covid, covid
  • From NAKINA...: Nov 23 – Frosty the snowman in disguise
  • From NAKINA...: Nov 16 – They are remembered…
  • From NAKINA...: Nov 9 – Trump, Trump, Trump
  • From NAKINA...: Nov 2 – An election is going on? Huh? Where? When?
  • From NAKINA...: Oct 26 – Summer’s last gasp sets record one day temperature
  • From NAKINA...: Oct 19 – Mooses, masks and an orange monster
  • From NAKINA...: Oct 12 – Lockdown can go only 4 ways…
  • From NAKINA...: Oct 5 – “Nuts” all over the place
  • From NAKINA...: Sitting on the dark of the balcony…
  • From NAKINA...: Sept 21 – Brrr…snow?
  • From NAKINA...: Sept 14 – better weather means better mood
  • From NAKINA...: Sept 7 – Some ‘easy-to-agree-with’ rants and grumbles
  • From NAKINA...: Aug 31 – COVID’S getting to me
  • From NAKINA...: Aug 24 – COVID, maskin’ and gripin’
  • From NAKINA...: Aug 17 – Lots of gripin’
  • From NAKINA...: Aug 10 – RAGES: Road, pc, Leafs
  • From NAKINA...: Aug 3 – Lillies, Harry Caray and toilet brushes
  • From NAKINA...: July 27 – Some like it hot but not ROT’
  • From NAKINA...: July 20 – Vietnam, Portland, Oregon…it’s a wonderful world?
  • From NAKINA...: July 13 – Healthy, wealthy and corn!
  • From NAKINA...: July 6 – Some like it hot!
  • From NAKINA...: June 29 – back, healthy and with a vengeance
  • From NAKINA...: June 23 – Corona, colonoscopies and chaos
  • From NAKINA...: June 15 – Confirmed…Rotzy’s a lightweight !
  • From NAKINA...: June 8 – Rantin’, reamin’ and rubbin’
  • From NAKINA...: June 1 – nuthin’ ’bout June being Seniors month
  • From NAKINA...: May 23 – The Lone Ranger rides Silver, the rototiller
  • From NAKINA...: Happy Victoria Day…..
  • From NAKINA...: May 11 – snowpeas, Snowbirds, and snowflakes…yikes
  • From NAKINA...: May 4 – Virtual reality
  • From NAKINA...: Apr 26 – COVID-19 and all that jazz
  • From NAKINA...: Apr. 20 – tuff times at COVID High
  • From NAKINA...: Apr 13 – Issues with toilet paper tissues
  • From NAKINA...: Apr. 6 – 75, a personal high!
  • From NAKINA...: Mar 23 – Trump, an easy target…but ya gotta be right
  • From NAKINA...: Mar. 16 – Corona of thorns
  • From NAKINA...: Mar 8 – a bear hug of a message if you can bear the last part
  • From NAKINA...: Mar 2 – Miz Jo, OK; Rotzy, not so much
  • From NAKINA...: Feb 24 – a sushi platter of news items
  • From NAKINA...: Feb 17 – maladies, melodies and melancholy
  • From NAKINA...: Feb 10 – Rotzy’s right on target…Super Bowl and Trump bowl
  • From NAKINA...: Feb 3 – a mite overdoing politics, maybe?
  • From NAKINA...: Jan 27 – confusion reigns in Ford education system country
  • From NAKINA...: Jan 20 – winter woes and dining out whines
  • From NAKINA...: Jan 13 – “mamby pamby and mamby pamby,” says Justin Trudeau
  • From NAKINA...: Jan. 6 – blitzkrieg on Blitzer
  • From NAKINA...: Dec 30 – Xmas slow down or the hangover lingers ?
  • From NAKINA...: Dec 23 – Nat, Dino, Frank…keep dreamin’ boys !
  • From NAKINA...: Dec 16 – Christmas seeping in everywhere
  • From NAKINA...: Dec 9 – Electric cars … shocking thoughts!
  • From NAKINA...: Dec 2 – Fraudsters and thieves everywhere
  • From NAKINA...: Nov 25 – Cherry picking continues…
  • From NAKINA...: Nov 18 – Cherry topper, snow know-how and unforgettable C&W lyrics
  • From NAKINA...: Nov 11 – puzzles, pizza and pizzazz
  • From NAKINA...: Nov. 4 – speedin’, dustin’, and football gripin’
  • From NAKINA...: Oct 21 – Indian summer, hooray!
  • From NAKINA...: Oct 14 – Do birds pee?
  • From NAKINA...: Oct 7 – 400 series highways are a pain…so too, Election 2019
  • From NAKINA...: Sept 30 – Fall down…Jays, Leafs, Timmies car lines…
  • From NAKINA...: Fall arrives, along with food festivals and music too
  • From NAKINA...: Sept. 16 – Jazz, Friday 13th, and gardening
  • From NAKINA...: Sept 9 – considering athletic engagement again…feeling his oats
  • From NAKINA...: Sept 2 – AI, iPhones, technology
  • From NAKINA...: Aug 26 – Grandson visits, mental surfin’
  • From NAKINA...: Aug. 19 – State of the Canadian union message
  • From NAKINA...: Aug 12 – mid-summer, mental meandering
  • From NAKINA...: AUG 5 – Patio living in Brantford
  • From NAKINA...: July 29 – What jobs do convicts work on now days?
  • From NAKINA...: July 22 – what bugs Rotzy about summer in Brantford
  • From NAKINA...: July 15 – Road rage heats up
  • From NAKINA...: July 8 – health update and more
  • From NAKINA...: July 8 – Bouncing back with summer arrival
  • From NAKINA...: July 1 – Ford, lawns, all complainable in Brantford
  • From NAKINA...: June 24 – Horwath suggests 14 yr olds should be able to vote
  • From NAKINA...: June 17 – Nice when the world unfolds as it should
  • From NAKINA...: June 11 – Somedays one should just stay in bed
  • From NAKINA...: June 5 – Man of the earth but soiling can go a bit too far.
  • From NAKINA...: May 27 – And the spring’s back in Rotzy’s step
  • From NAKINA...: May 20 – Spring is back…whew !
  • From NAKINA...: May 13 – Rainy spring taking its toll on us all
  • From NAKINA...: May 6 – Oh spring where are you?
  • From NAKINA...: Apr. 30 – Maple Leafs…never ?
  • From NAKINA...: Apr. 22 – Easter bunny….at Queen’s Park ?
  • From NAKINA...: Apr. 15 – Taking another bite, but easier and less painful now
  • From NAKINA...: Apr. 8 – Re Bites, Re Biden and Ray-BOULD
  • From NAKINA...: Apr. 1 – COME ON EARLY SPRING; GO AWAY HORN HONKERS
  • From NAKINA...: Mar. 25 – DENTAL ISSUES, COMPUTER UPDATING
  • From NAKINA...: Mar. 18 – Jerk of the year, spring floods, oh oh teeth
  • From NAKINA...: Mar. 11 – Jerk of the year, Spring come on
  • From NAKINA...: Mar. 4 – Memory fading, Elevator know how
  • From NAKINA...: Feb. 25 – Winter fatigue, On Golden Pond
  • From NAKINA...: Feb. 18 – Weather, Spring and more weather
  • From NAKINA...: Feb.11 – Power interruptions, Old appliances
  • From NAKINA...: Feb. 3 – Ford shot down, Philip stop driving
  • From NAKINA...: Jan. 28 – Snow removal, The Weather Channel
  • From NAKINA...: Jan. 21 – Perfect Storm, Boots, Florida
  • From NAKINA...: Jan. 14 – Nakina winters, Hydro One
  • From NAKINA...: Dec. 31 Nostalgia, Xmas party
  • From NAKINA...: Post Christmas edition
  • From NAKINA...: Dec. 17 – Dog’s world, On smoking
  • From NAKINA...: Damaged ‘bird’ finger, regretting sale of firearm….
  • From NAKINA...: Dec. 3
  • From NAKINA...: Nov. 26
  • From NAKINA...: Nov. 19
  • From NAKINA...: Nov. 12
  • From NAKINA...: Nov. 5
  • From NAKINA...: Rotzy’s ‘Southern slaw’ from Ontario’s northern country
  • From NAKINA...: Oct. 21
  • From NAKINA...: Discoverin’ more and more about the new digs…
  • From NAKINA...: Moving to more southern climes!
  • From NAKINA...: Sept 26 (in advance)
  • From NAKINA...: Sept. 16
  • From NAKINA...: Sept. 9
  • From NAKINA...: Tributes, eulogies, celebrations and post mortems…
  • From NAKINA...: August 26
  • From NAKINA...: Aug. 20
  • From NAKINA...: Memories of the CNE from the 1950’s