Archive for February, 2009

“Kitchen Confidential” House Proud, The Toronto Sun

Lisa
My new home has many charms. It’s not too big but not too small, just right for two busy people who do many things together and some things on their own. The backyard is massive, and we’re trying to decide... Continue reading

Rose Coloured Glasses Wearing Old Farts

Lisa
Reaction to a newspaper article about bullying from letter-writers to that same paper, is really ticking me off.  Continue reading

Is Lost Losing It?

Lisa
I’m as hooked on Lost as ever.  It had me when a survivor from the initial crash was sucked into a jet engine in episode one.  Yeah, it’s dark and so am I.  But I’m wondering how far off the... Continue reading

Fallen Fortune

Lisa
By now you’ve probably heard that reality show winner J.D. Fortune claims he was dropped as frontman of INXS after an 18 month tour around the world. Continue reading

Kudos to Corus

Lisa
The Corus Radio company has kicked off a chain-wide “shop local” campaign that encourages listeners to get out and buy locally. Continue reading

The Show Is The Thing

Lisa
The Academy Awards, the little golden statues forever nicknamed Oscars, are essentially meaningless bling bestowed on people whose lives generally already fall into the category of Ridiculously Lucky.  Continue reading

Economic Musings

Lisa
Descriptions of the state of the economy have already descended into cringe-worthy cliches.  Sure, we have troubles here, but it’s the US that really dropped the financial ball and is feeling the worst of the crisis.  Continue reading

Updates on Things

Lisa
In a previous posting I shared the supposed interest a producer of Steven and Chris (CBC-TV) had in profiling me on the program.  They have my photos.  I have no news!  I have been too busy to check out the... Continue reading

Saab Story, and Others

Lisa
Saab has filed for bankruptcy protection.  GM and Chrysler want eleven million squillion billion dollars … or else!   Harley Davidson had big lay-offs not long ago.   There’s only one solution!  Go Zero!  Continue reading

The Consulting Game

Lisa
Launching a business isn’t for the faint of heart.  I love the excitement of it but it’s also a stressful, unpredictable endeavour.  Then again, that’s also part of what I love about it. Continue reading