Archive for January, 2018

Let’s Talk

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day, an initiative that makes me proud to work for Bell/CTV. It’s about openness, discussion, the truth and helping people overcome stigmas and mental illnesses.  Continue reading

Cold Nose, Warm Brain

Your nose temperature might provide insight into how hard your brain is working. Continue reading

Caught Between Two Schools

Someone in authority recently called me “old school” as high praise because in the old school we put in extra effort and we put on our game faces when we needed to. We followed policy and didn’t make a scene... Continue reading
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Out of Site

They say necessity is the mother of invention. It’s also the inspiration for buckling down and learning things you never thought you’d need to know.  Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Def Jam

Some people have stacks of concert tickets from their teen years. I can count on one hand the number of concerts I saw when I was young. Growing up in rural Ontario, traveling to a live show wasn’t a top... Continue reading
blue plastic bin with vegetables peeking out including kale, celery, a cucumber, pea shoots and zucchini

Pea-Shoots and Leaves

Advertising works! We received a postcard-ad letting us know that Mama Earth organics is now delivering to our area, and I made my first order in less than 24-hours.  Continue reading

How About Them Apples?

I hate my iPhone and now I know for sure that my iPhone hates me.  Continue reading
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Grand Idea

UPDATE: At its meeting Tuesday night, the TVDSB agreed to reinstate its $15,000 funding for Prom Queen. The Board Chair and other members spoke passionately about how the original decision didn’t reflect where they are as an organization. From the... Continue reading
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Tori Tori Tori

On a recent visit to my doctor, I heard the words that could either mean an emergency or nothing to worry about: “I have no idea what that is.” Lucky for me it was the latter.  Continue reading
my last motorcycle - a beautiful Yamaha V-star 1100

Throwback Thursday – Biker Buddies

We spent some time sorting stuff in the basement last weekend, after the temperature plummeted to -22C after hitting 9C the day before. Bins of papers from The World of Motorcycles Expo are stacked floor to ceiling. As suspected, not... Continue reading