Archive for September, 2015

Email Woes

A few years ago, Rogers lost my email. It was infuriating. It simply didn’t exist for more than two weeks and no one seemed upset about it except me. I even contacted my former (distant) Rogers colleague, now Mayor of... Continue reading

Twitter Twits and Worse

My Twitter rule is that I will follow anyone who follows me unless they are: A spammer. Too lazy to change their profile picture from the default egg. These guys. Continue reading

Upcoming European Adventure

We’re going to Iceland! I’m as surprised as you are. It’s not a destination I’ve ever considered, and yet, there I was, booking the trip for next February.  Continue reading

So, How Will You Vote?

I’ll never tell you who I vote for and I’ll never ask you that question. But this excruciatingly long federal election campaign will come to an end before we know it and it will be time to make a choice. Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – All Hit Music Me

When I was a kid, it was the height of cool to drop by a record store and pick up the CKOC street sheet to see that week’s top 40 songs. CKOC was Hamilton’s all-hit radio. If you were in Toronto, it was... Continue reading


It’s time we spent more time talking about people who are doing good in the world, don’t you agree? Hank Fortener is one of them.  Continue reading

Pasta Revolution

Apparently, Martha Stewart turned pasta on its noodle a couple of years ago but I missed it. Thanks to a food blogger’s recent Twitter post, I’ve learned the recipe and I’m sharing it here in case you missed it too.  Continue reading


Months ago, my sister-in-law Carolyn shared a post on my Facebook page about a Pinterest project. Someone had taken an old, wooden dresser and turned it into a bench. Carolyn had an old dresser that had been in the family... Continue reading


As we entered the animal area of the Western Fair, I noticed a big sign for The Egg Marketing Board and a friendly-looking couple manning the booth. I had questions and they had answers.  Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Skating with #4

I didn’t love hockey when I was a kid so much as I loved Bobby Orr.  Continue reading