Archive for January, 2010

Quibble With a Genius – House Proud, Toronto Sun

Lisa
Even if you’re not a student of design, chances are you’re familiar with the work of Frank Lloyd Wright — the man the American Institute of Architects calls the “greatest American architect of all time.” Continue reading

Questions, Questions

Lisa
Do the authorities force famous people who have been arrested to wash off their make-up and mess up their hair and look as if they’ve been sleeping in a ditch just before they take a mug shot? Continue reading

This Might be Tacky But…

Lisa
I’ve been nominated for a London Music Award for favourite media personality. Continue reading

Unrealistic Assessments

Lisa
A phenomenon that used to be restricted to garage sales is showing up on auction websites. People really, seriously, overestimate the value of their stuff. Continue reading

Apples and Oranges Rant

Lisa
Complaints have sprung up from fundraisers for Haiti earthquake relief regarding some comments made by Conan O’Brien on his last Tonight Show. Continue reading

Simplistic or Sensible?

Lisa
Larry Winget wants parents to know a few things and he’s very direct about it:  Your kids aren’t special.  They might even be a mess.  And what’s worse, if you don’t do the right thing they will grow up to be... Continue reading

Smart Shopping

Lisa
I love to pop into a dollar store as much as the next gal does. Continue reading

Thoughtful Entertainment

Lisa
My taste in music is eclectic.  I may go loopy over one song by an artist and not like anything else they do.  My in-car collection mixes country with rock with classic rock and pure pop.  Nickelback lives alongside Def... Continue reading

More Machu Picchu

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I want to go there!  Continue reading

Machu Picchu

Lisa
My brother sent these photos from Machu Picchu, Peru last night and they were so spectacular, I had to share them.  His trip south will continue as soon as some bike parts arrive but for now, he’s touring the area... Continue reading