Archive for November, 2010

Searching for Sheron Alton

Lisa
A reader of this blog is on a quest and I’m asking for your help on his behalf.  Continue reading

Santa Tiger

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He’s cuddly and harmless and rides a Harley! Continue reading

My New Favourite Band

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Sons of Sylvia is composed of three brothers who have backed up Carrie Underwood for years.  As The Clark Brothers, Adam, Ashley and Austin won a reality show contest called The Next Great American Band and they’ve broken off on their own now... Continue reading

The Buxbaum Legacy

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Back in 1984 when Komoka resident Hanna Buxbaum was dragged from her car on the 402 and shot to death, it horrified the entire region.  I was working at London radio station CKSL at the time and can recall the... Continue reading

Why Tim Hortons Accepting Debit is Real News

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What is and isn’t news?  This is the grey-coloured question that pecks at the journalism profession every day.  Continue reading

Tis the Season – or is it?

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The other day we discussed the topic of when the holiday season starts.  I believe someone I live with may have been telling a particularly holly and jolly TV commercial to go and have an impossible experience with itself to which I... Continue reading

Hey Toronto – Cut It Out!

Lisa
Toronto has this annoying habit of thinking it’s the centre of the universe, or at the very least, the only market that matters in Canada.  Continue reading

Comfy Shoe, Please Come Home

Lisa
Our trip to Lachine is complete, our family mission accomplished with good results.  We went, we ate and we laughed – a lot.  But something a little strange happened.  I lost a shoe.  Continue reading

A Little Road Trip

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I’m going to be out of the routine for a while; out of the province until Sunday and then on different shifts at work.  Continue reading

The Highest Form of Flattery…or a Case for a Lawsuit?

Lisa
Lady Antebellum is one of the biggest groups on the planet right now.  They are a country trio that crossed over to pop and had a smash hit with the song Need You Now.  Continue reading