Archive for December, 2016

Merry Christmas To All…

The headphones from Erin were hung on the palm. Everything’s bright, and everything’s calm. For family and friends, and blog readers here. Merry Christmas to all, and we’ll see you next year!  

Throwback Thursday – Nutcrackers

More than a couple of decades ago, before Toronto’s Virgin radio was a thing, there was MIX 99.9, that came after CKFM. Are you still with me?  Continue reading

Why I’m Quitting

Since joining a few years ago, I’ve been its champion. I have the greatest respect for homegrown founders, Stephanie and David Ciccarelli and the company has grown dramatically. But I’m not going to renew with them as a voice actor... Continue reading

When One Door Closes….

…just open it again. That’s how doors work!  Continue reading

Site Rules

For me, last week’s celebration and goodbye for Erin Davis was also a mini-reunion with many of my former colleagues. For more than three years – although it feels like the blink of an eye – I was the newscaster on... Continue reading

A Beautiful Send-Off

Now that Erin Davis’ last CHFI morning show is over, her future is hers to create. She doesn’t feel like setting an alarm clock? She doesn’t have to. She doesn’t want to talk about tragedies in the news or what... Continue reading

Erin Davis’ Last CHFI Show

Honestly, I’m lost for words. But I do need to humble-brag for a moment and say that I predicted this day, aloud, to Erin and Rob some time ago, when they were in no frame of mind to hear it,... Continue reading

Everyone’s A Critic

Broadcasters are a different breed of people. You could say that about any profession, I suppose, like lion tamers or accountants. But living in a local fishbowl has some challenges that we don’t tend to talk about in mixed company.  Continue reading

Go Fund Yourself

How did Go Fund Me and other crowd-funding websites become about securing some extra cash from strangers? They used to have legitimate reasons such as raising money for non-profit ventures. Then some guy crowdfunded his potato salad as a joke and... Continue reading

Linking Thinking

If you’re on Linked In, what’s your rule for accepting invitations to connect?  Continue reading