Archive for June, 2011

A Bad News Day

Lisa
When the third wave of alerts about a York Region police officer came to my iPhone, before I opened them I looked at my phone and said out loud, “not dead, not dead, not dead.” Continue reading

Curried Canadian

Lisa
A few weeks ago my former colleague at Corus Radio, Blair Henatyzen, moved to Bangalore, India. Continue reading

Really Big Scoop…of Me.

Lisa
A Toronto Sun columnist made some comments on the weekend about the use of the word “exclusive” by media and the 24-hour-news channels’ purported penchant for claiming they’ve broken stories that were already cracked by someone else.  Continue reading

Sharonstock

Lisa
We are just back from Sharon, Ontario, for what started out as a small family get-together but grew into The Rolling Stones playing for the entire town. Continue reading

Media Musings

Lisa
I’m no genius. I’ve made mistakes and will likely make a few more.  But there are a few fundamentals about the news business that too often get forgotten in this era of budget restraint and I find it deeply disappointing.    Continue reading

My Daily Dose of “Happy”

Lisa
All this week I have watched this video at least twice a day.  Continue reading

Twinkle Toes

Lisa
Some women don’t enjoy going to day spas or getting massages, manicures and pedicures.  I’m not one of those women.  Continue reading

Blogging on Another Blogger’s Blog

Lisa
My friend Dan Brown at the London Free Press asked me if I’d like to write a guest post on his blog, about my role at Free-FM. Continue reading

What I Learned on the Weekend/Garage Update

Lisa
Saturday was gorgeous.  I went out to run a few errands on B2 and forgot a fundamental rule as I approached my own driveway: expect the unexpected. Continue reading

My Daddio

Lisa
This is my Dad, and this is his day. Continue reading