Porta Pottys

The Business of Portable Toilets

Porta Potty, outhouse, Johnny-on-the-Spot, and honey bucket. I got to ask every question you never thought to ask about those plastic booths.

It’s All In The Sign

When the animal you are tracking comes into question, just keep walking … You can clearly see the difference in the poop.

She Mooned the Poor Bear

The lady mooned the poor bear And he bit her in the rear The bear bit the poor spouse When she went to the outhouse

Parenting: ‘Sit’ Happens

My love for my 2 yr old whirlwind of chaos I’m certain of, everything else has me confused. Parents know true one doesn’t mean true the next.

Outhouses: Highway Drop-offs

The outhouses along the Yukon’s highways are truly unsung heroes. Here’s what you should know, to better appreciate them.

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A bathroom review: Yukon see it here.

A bathroom review for City of Whitehorse Councilor Ted Laking, after he spotted one of her similar pieces at her mom’s workplace.

Chocolate ‘Poops’

Is it weird to lick your fingers making Chocolate poops? Use a dark high-percentage chocolate, ideally bean to bar chocolate if available.

Don’t Ignore that Gut Feeling

“Were the gut solely responsible for transporting food and producing the occasional burp, such a sophisticated nervous system would be an odd waste of energy. Nobody would create such a neural network just to enable us to break wind. There must be more to it than that.” –an excerpt from Gut: The Inside Story of …

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Welcome to the outhouse

I’m not saying my daughter Emily is soft when it comes to roughing it.  She just happened to have spent her first three and a half years living in the total comfort of a warm bed, running water, and the ability to flush her business down a toilet anytime she wants. That all changed last …

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Poopin’ Ain’t Easy

“Please… Please… Pretty Please! I’ll be your friend.” I admit I’ve said this to my 28-month-old daughter, Emily, as she sat playfully on her potty, supposedly trying to “pee-pee”. I know she already went, because her diaper is warm and squishy, which leads me to ask myself, did she pee before or after I told …

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Rubber Gloves Required

I recently found myself on my knees, in front of a toilet in Home Hardware, being taught how to install a toilet by Megan Fuller, plumbing and electrical supervisor. Fuller fell in love with the “Lego aspect” of plumbing and electrical work while working part-time at a hardware store in Forest, Ontario. She recommends calling …

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A Life-changing Garden Event

I think it’s fitting that the most important event in my life happened while I was digging up my garden. Last week my daughter and I had just finished turning over the raised beds and planting the potatoes and peas. She held up a coffee cup that had been sitting on the freshly turned soil. …

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Q: What’s Worse Than Dog Poop? A: Old Dog Poop

Every spring, we all have certain things we fervently look forward to. It could be the continued sublimation of those stubborn piles of snow, the longer light in the evening sky or the exuberant sight of the croci poking out of the ground. Personally, I’m pretty happy with just staying above zero during the day …

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