Archive for October, 2014

Cheating Death on Halloween

Lisa
Say what you like, it’s really just all about the candy!  Continue reading

Review: Kicking and Dreaming

Lisa
Like millions of other Canadian kids, I grew up thinking Heart was a Canadian band, fronted by two wildly talented Canadian sisters.   Continue reading

House Proud: Beautiful Blues to Reign as Colour of the Year

Lisa
A colleague is taking a night course in beer tasting and he came to work the morning after a recent class with a new understanding of his girlfriend. Having spent the evening trying to distinguish between flavours with the slightest... Continue reading

Journalists Imploding

Lisa
It is municipal election day but I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that last week’s sad events in Ottawa are overshadowing the delivery of democracy in Ontario cities and towns today. Oh we’ll vote, but there are bigger... Continue reading

A Fact is a Fact

Lisa
Seems to me a good laugh is warranted at the end of this particularly challenging week. This comic strip reminds me of one of my favourite exchanges among many in the TV show Friends. Ross Geller, the paleontologist, is trying... Continue reading

Terror in the Capital

Lisa
Brandt’s Randt airs on Wednesdays at 6:50 am on The Big Show. There was no way I could have known about the events in Ottawa to follow yesterday. Continue reading

Dream a Little Dream

Lisa
As a general rule, I don’t believe in things I can’t see. Take from that what you will! And even though you “see” your dreams, I don’t put too much stock in them as being much more than a way... Continue reading

Getting to Know Ebola

Lisa
There is no need to panic. But there’s no cause to dismiss Ebola either.   Continue reading

Critical Vision

Lisa
There are two ways to watch a spot of entertainment. You can fold your arms and sit back with expectations that may or may not be met, or you can go along for the ride and see what it brings... Continue reading

The New Law of the Land

Lisa
You have to have a carbon monoxide detector in your house now. The bill was passed last November but the law came into effect this week. And manufacturers are ready with scads of them to choose from. You can have... Continue reading