Archive for October, 2017

Dining in the Dark

Lisa
Late last week, live on our show, Ken experienced what it’s like to eat when you can’t see. We set this up to highlight the upcoming fundraiser for Deaf/Blind Ontario, Dining in the Dark. Guests are served a formal meal... Continue reading

Review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

If, as I do, you prefer hard truth over comfortable fiction, buy this book or borrow it and digest it thoroughly. This is coming from someone who’s not big on the self-help book market but this page-turner is a best-seller... Continue reading

Reflecting on the Week That Was

Something didn’t sit right in my news-junkie tummy last week when a Canadian-American family was freed from Taliban custody after five years.  Continue reading

Local Harveys

Lisa
In smaller cities in a less glitzy industry with a tinier career and projects at stake, I went through some of what Harvey Weinstein’s victims experienced. That doesn’t make me special; it’s ordinary. We women share these stories like soldiers... Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – What Happens in Vegas

I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve been to Las Vegas. I went to the old Vegas three times, before the mega-resorts and resort fees and insanely-sized hotels were erected. I vividly remember waiting in the limo with my... Continue reading

The Reality of Fake News

Of all the things that have come along with the campaign and Presidency of Donald Trump – gah, every time I say President Trump I feel my blood pressure rise – the most egregious in my opinion is the proliferation... Continue reading

Thanks-Birth-Long-Weekend

My face feels like butter. On Friday morning, it felt more like 10 miles of gravel road. My heart feels like it swelled up to pumpkin size and then shrivelled back down to the face of an apple doll before... Continue reading

Review – Where I Belong by Alan Doyle

Lisa
Looking for something compelling to read over the Thanksgiving weekend? I’m a couple of years late getting to Where I Belong by Alan Doyle, lead singer of east coast band, Great Big Sea, but better late than never. It’s so... Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – The Times I Miss

Last week, nearly nine years after I left 680 News, someone contacted me to tell me that they still missed hearing me on the air with Paul Cook. If I’m honest, I still miss hearing me on the air with... Continue reading

“Someone has opened a window into hell” ~ Jimmy Kimmel

I almost quit my job yesterday. I don’t mean that I wrote a page-long resignation letter and prepared to hand it in to HR or my supervisor, offering two weeks’ notice. I almost walked out of work while I was... Continue reading