Balsy's Beef

Beef with snow removal - responses

Jan 17, 2013 / 4:00 pm

It looks like Tuesdays beef regarding snow removal in the Kelowna area really hit a nerve with many people, so I thought I would share some of the responses...

A big beef with snow removal

Jan 15, 2013 / 4:14 pm

Hello beef eaters (oh that's good, I'm using that again)! This week I hand my rant over to a reader who has a real problem with the snow removal in the...

New year, new you? I don't think so!

Jan 2, 2013 / 4:00 pm

So begins another year filled with so much promise, hope and happiness for all. I want to wish everyone a very happy new year and I hope you partied hard over...

The Christmas Party Pooper

Dec 12, 2012 / 3:50 pm

It’s that time of year again, when everyone you work with will come together for a night of free food, ugly Christmas sweaters, a gift exchange and with...

Some parking lot patience please!

Dec 4, 2012 / 5:00 pm

Sorry for the delay in posting this column, but I felt the need to take a week off after receiving some negative feedback regarding my weekly beef. Hey Rob......

I beg your pardon?

Nov 21, 2012 / 4:00 pm

Big city or small town, it is a sad reality that on the streets of the downtown core there always seems to be people asking for your spare change. I can’t...

Stupid in the snow

Nov 13, 2012 / 5:00 pm

It finally happened over the long weekend, our first big snowfall of the year. Always an interesting event, that first snowfall, especially on the roads! Some...

It stinks in there!

Nov 6, 2012 / 4:30 pm

Today’s beef is the sort of thing that bothers me a great deal, but at the same time has always made me laugh. I heard this over the weekend while...

The candy is for the kids!

Oct 30, 2012 / 4:00 pm

So it’s about 24 hours away, the big fright night when kids will dress up in their adorable and scary costumes to canvas the neighborhood in search of...

Do I have something in my teeth?

Oct 25, 2012 / 4:00 pm

Today’s beef goes out to anyone who has ever been forced to suffer the embarrassment of walking around with something stuck in your hair, hanging from...

Little white lies!

Oct 23, 2012 / 5:00 pm

Today’s beef is something I think we all do. I have no problem admitting that I did this just today at the grocery store while talking to the cashier. I...

What's that smell?

Oct 16, 2012 / 5:05 pm

I have wondered through a mall or two in my 30 years on this planet, but in recent years it is a place I choose to avoid at all costs and for many reasons. ...

The puck drops...sometime

Oct 11, 2012 / 5:13 pm

Well it’s October 11th and it’s a day that I SHOULD be about as happy as I can possibly be; however, as I sit here writing this column I am not...

A big beef with a 'growing' problem

Oct 9, 2012 / 4:33 pm

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend and I am sure you are still feeling your turkey hangover today. Well it is back to the grind and back to a brand...

Grande pain in the a**

Oct 4, 2012 / 5:30 pm

I can’t even pretend to know how many times I have been waiting in a lineup to purchase a coffee and the person at the front of the line is talking on...

Respect IS cool in 2012

Oct 2, 2012 / 4:00 pm

Today my beef is with the next generation, the tweens and teens of the 21st century who are so concerned about ‘looking cool’ they lack the respect...

Beef with health care

Sep 27, 2012 / 5:00 pm

Today I will take a break from ranting and raving about my problems and share with you a beef I received a couple weeks ago. Please keep sending any personal...

Not so negative!

Sep 26, 2012 / 10:29 am

I like to think of myself as a positive person, someone who still believes that the proverbial glass is always half full. It makes my communication with others...

Beef with VIP hybrid parking

Sep 20, 2012 / 5:00 pm

With the overwhelming amount of rants that have flooded my inbox in the past week or so I thought this would be a great time to finally post one of them. Please...

Earn it don't ask for it

Sep 18, 2012 / 5:05 pm

Thanks again to all of you who keep sending me your personal beef and please keep them coming! This week I want to go into detail on a topic I mentioned in my...