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.

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