Archive for December, 2013

Yet Another Year End Blog Posting!

Lisa
Even though this end-of-year stuff is all man-made I still enjoy taking stock and setting goals and all of those things as the calendar is about to tick over.  2013 was a good year, all things considered.  There were no... Continue reading

Some Favourite Moments of 2013

Lisa
These photos didn’t make the Twitterverse or even this blog, I don’t think. But each one brings back a delightful memory of the year.  Continue reading

Food News – Not for the Squeamish

Lisa
When you get to the point of this post you are not going to believe it.  You are going to think that I was somehow duped into accepting the wildest most ridiculous rumour and that I haven’t checked it out... Continue reading

A Pope for All of the People

Lisa
Time Magazine named Pope Francis its Person of the Year for 2013 and it was a richly deserved distinction. I’m not Catholic and I’m not likely to praise anyone who’s steeped in religious dogma but this man is more than... Continue reading

The Gift of Imagination

Lisa
I received many wonderful things this Christmas but I’m most excited about a bunch of little plastic pots in cardboard carriers.  Continue reading

Ho! Ho! Ho!

Lisa
I hope you have a wonderful day!   Continue reading

Whatever!

Lisa
For the fifth straight year, “whatever” has been selected as the most annoying word. Pollsters at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY, conduct this research every year. I don’t, like, know how like isn’t, like, on top but it’s second-most annoying.... Continue reading

Tales from TV

Lisa
Yeah, you remember what I said about Duck Dynasty? I take it all back.  Continue reading

Brandt’s Randt – Generosity in a Time of Restraint

Lisa
More than 500 workers at Kellogg’s are losing their jobs in 2014 but they continued a tradition of generosity.  Good people.  Great story.  And worth a randt.  Continue reading

Back to School

Lisa
I’ve been surrounded by students lately! It’s intern-mania in London radio newsrooms right now. I’m impressed by the calibre of talent coming out of Fanshawe College. And now I’ve been offered the chance to help it grow.  Continue reading