Archive for November, 2008

A Sensible Handbag

Lisa
9 times out of 10 the ads that come up on my facebook page have to do with dieting.  “Try Oprah’s diet”  “Lose weight the Rachel Ray way” “Learn the diet secrets of the stars”  I don’t click on them... Continue reading

A Cozy Holiday for All

Lisa
Real Women Magazine is behind a fresh holiday drive for kids in the care of Children’s Aid.  Continue reading

Props to my Peeps

Lisa
Everybody who’s ever analyzed a BBM (Bureau of Broadcast Measurement) ratings release knows you can manipulate the numbers six ways to Sunday and make your station look like a leader in a category.  Continue reading

Branching Out

Lisa
For many years I’ve enjoyed mentoring young broadcasters; those who want to be in the business and those who already are.  A lot of veterans my age have no time for the next generation but it seems to me that... Continue reading

Requiem for a Flower

Lisa
Thanks to the many emails I received about the unidentified plant, I know now that it is (or shall we say, was) an amaryllis. Continue reading

Save The Plant

Lisa
If you have a green thumb, I need your help. Continue reading

Old Friends

Lisa
The co-author of one of my most enduring friendships came by today and it got me thinking about what treasures good friends are.  Continue reading

Home Improvement

Lisa
You may be aware that I write a bi-weekly column for the Toronto Sun called House Proud.  It runs in the New Homes and Condos section and it’s about anything and everything to do with owning a home.  It’s also... Continue reading

House Proud – Winter Prep

Lisa
During a torrential rainstorm, I ventured outside to investigate the cause of our overflowing rain gutter. I discovered that a very small but mighty tree had sprouted up and was creating a blockage that sent a waterfall over the side... Continue reading

The Day To Day

Lisa
People ask me, they say, what do you do with your days now that you’re no longer on the radio?  Let me tell you! They’re chock-a-block with this and that and the other! Continue reading