Archive for January, 2016

Things Got A Little Nuts

I never claimed I was up on my Lou Diamond Phillips news. I remember things about him from years ago, like how his first ex-wife Julie became Melissa Etheridge’s first “out” partner and that he loves to play poker.  Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Lou Diamond Almonds

Lou Diamond Phillips had a few years in the glaring spotlight of fame before settling back into being a respected, working actor. He was propelled into our consciousness after he played Richie Valens in the movie La Bamba. His name... Continue reading

Can We Talk?

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day. It’s the thing I like best about the company I work for. Yes, it potentially makes them more money when you make a call or send a text today, but they’ll share that income... Continue reading

Putting Susan to Work

Hubby’s self-made sandwiches and wraps have a little more zing lately. And it’s all because of a simple fix for our fridge.  Continue reading

Five Social Media Tips from an “Expert”

How a company decides which social media expert to follow, is beyond me. Anyone can say they’re an expert on the most effective ways to use Facebook, Twitter, etc., so with about a decade of experience, I’m declaring myself an... Continue reading

Boot Corral

My online store, Lisa’s Pieces. is live and slowly building a following. I’m sharing items on Facebook and Twitter and not getting too serious about marketing – yet. For one thing, it’s been too cold to get into the workshop... Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Kitchen Refresh

Our kitchen cupboards need a fresh coat of paint. It’s no wonder, really, when I look back and notice that it was almost eight full years ago that we redid the whole thing.  Continue reading

Indefensible Acts in Africa

Last week media reported on a trophy-hunting tourism group that was holding what was expected to be a huge trade show north of Toronto. African Events Canada claims its hunting tours are beneficial to everyone involved. It even says the animals benefit... Continue reading

Burn, Baby, Burn

Every once in a while, when it’s windy out, there’ll be a startling bang and rattle in our fireplace. I could never make it happen when I wanted Derek to diagnose it. So, I finally called in a chimney guy. Continue reading

Review: Fly Me to the Moon

Why do live productions have to be two-and-a-half hours with a 20-minute intermission? They don’t. The new comedy at London’s Grand Theatre is 90 -minutes long with no intermission, and although they’ll sell fewer drinks and treats, it makes for a... Continue reading