Category Archive for "Celebrities"

Throwback Thursday – Picking up Styx

I know I’ve thrown back to this before. I can’t help it. It was such a spontaneous and wonderful moment. Five years ago, it looked like I wasn’t going to be able to meet one of my rock heroes, Tommy... Continue reading

If Dad Only Knew

My hope for Dads yesterday was that they felt how much they’re loved and appreciated. Continue reading

Making A Real Difference

If this post makes you a little uncomfortable, that’s part of the reason I’m writing it. It’s evidence of a problem that needs fixing for girls of the present and future. Continue reading

Help is on Its Way

The suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain rattled me. I don’t own a Kate Spade bag and I’ve never watched Bourdain’s show, although I did purchase Kitchen Confidential after years of hearing about how brave and bold it is.... Continue reading

Rosanne-Coloured Glasses

There’s nothing wrong with thinking the best of people. That is, until they prove you wrong. All along, I had a feeling I’d live to regret praising the reboot of Roseanne’s now-cancelled sitcom.  Continue reading

Thankful Thursday – Young Women Role Models

For every Kim Kardashian,who focuses on body image and striving for perfection, there’s a Pink, telling girls to be who they naturally are and how that’s plenty good enough.  Continue reading

Hey Ricky

One of life’s little delights is discovering that the artist whose work you admire is also a great human being. So often it happens the other way. I’m looking at you, Louis ck.  Continue reading

Filling the Hole in the Soul

What in the world happened in Toronto yesterday? Ten people are dead after a man ran a van along a sidewalk I walked a million times as a Torontonian. We can dismiss people as evil but that’s too easy. The... Continue reading

Book Review: Collusion

Don’t mistake this book for being like all of the others about the Trump administration. Collusion was written by a journalist with rock-solid credentials including more than a decade embedded in Russia. Luke Harding has sources who go on the... Continue reading
Ed Kelly standing in front of a microphone, wearing mirrored sunglasses, talking on the phone as he does one of his impressions

Master Impressionist

Thousands of broadcasters and actors in this country dream of making it in the US. Our friend Ed Kelly has been doing it for decades. The way I see it, his career is successful for three reasons. He’s versatile; from... Continue reading