Archive for April, 2013

$1.75 A Day or Less

Lisa
Celebrities and ordinary people are being challenged to really find out what it’s like to be poor.  Continue reading

Sun Media article – Kitchen Cousins are Back in Action

Lisa
The cousins are getting out from behind the kitchen island and taking their reno and design know-how to the rest of the house and even to the back yard. Continue reading

“No Show” Jones

Lisa
It would be very easy for someone who didn’t experience the peak of country singer George Jones’s career to dismiss him as some old fart who sang twang.   Continue reading

They’re Popping Up Like Dandelions

Lisa
The idiot motorcycle riders, that is.  The ones who give the rest of us safety-conscious, law-abiding riders a bad name.  Continue reading

Brandt’s Randt – Anonymous Online Cowards!

Lisa
I was targeted by someone on Twitter this week who called me a racist and one of the “sheeple”.  He’s one of those guys who disbelieves everything he hears, including whether the two brothers from Chechnya had anything to do... Continue reading

Old Time Tune

Lisa
I’ve always wanted one or two wax cylinders.  They’re what music was recorded on before records and I’m sure that in their day, people thought they were the be all and end all of audio technology.  Continue reading

Spotting Mistakes

Lisa
I often write about errors in news writing and believe me, I could post a new story about them every day but I try to pace myself.  Continue reading

Time Well Wasted

Lisa
I’m wondering if I’m becoming a big ol’ cynic.   Continue reading

Generation Gap

Lisa
We went to a nostalgia show last weekend in Komoka.  We love those things. Old people poking around old stuff owned by other old people.  I only bought one thing.  Continue reading

Brandt’s Randt – Whether the Weather!

Lisa
If a mistake is made I don’t shy away from responsibility. But I’m tired of taking heat (or cold!) over the weather forecast, which we outsource.  Ergo this week’s Randt.  Continue reading