Archive for December, 2017

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Throwback Thursday – My Little Prince

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Ryker’s first school picture. A throwback to September.  Continue reading
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Write With Me

Back in September, I posted a blog about what potential radio guests should know before they pitch an idea. (Want to Attract the Media? Follow These Tips!) It was shared several times on social media and some people messaged me... Continue reading

A Veteran Writer

I haven’t met him in person yet but Eddie Rhodes is a new pal of Derek’s. Eddie is a 94-year-old veteran of WWII who lives close to London. He has written the first of what he hopes will be several... Continue reading
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My Christmas Wish

…is for writers to stop putting an e on the end of Claus as in Santa.   Continue reading
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Kinder and Gentler

It was tempting to write a scathing column about the coming end of Our London and other newspapers.  Continue reading
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Throwback Thursday – Up, Up and Away

On my last milestone birthday – one that ended in 0 – I wanted to jump out of a plane. My wish was to do a tandem skydive. The idea scares me to death so it seemed like a good... Continue reading

“Like” Fatigue

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One of the co-founders of Facebook admitted what we all suspected: the program was designed to be addictive.  Continue reading
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Last Week in Listener Texts

I maintain that there is no “war on Christmas”. People began saying “Merry Christmas” less often because they were trying to be inclusive. Some Canadians celebrate other holidays such as Hannukah, Kwanzaa and the Solstice. It would be a problem... Continue reading

Instant Pot-sibilities

We didn’t go shopping on Black Friday but Derek did pop out last Saturday to pick up one of the hottest sale items: the Instant Pot.  Continue reading
With Leigh Robert and Cindy Williams (Shirley from Laverne and Shirley) broadcasting live from a tent at the Plunkett estate

Where are the Older People at Work?

According to New York financial services expert Jack Kelly, they’ve all been fired.  Continue reading