Category Archive for "Uncategorized"

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

His Friends Call Him Wheels

Lisa
If you visit here sometimes, you’re likely aware that I’m not a sports nut. I’m not even a half-nutshell sports fan. I will go along with whatever the house is interested in. Now it’s NFL and NASCAR. So TSN’s soccer... Continue reading

Really Late Review – Hidden Figures

Lisa
This is an experiment. It occurred to me that not everyone sees movies when they first come out. We sure don’t. Life is busy and there are other priorities. I used to try to see all of the nominees for... Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Chatty Cathy

Lisa
It was this way from kindergarten through college, where it was finally appreciated. Every teacher, almost without fail, complained that I talked too much in class.  Continue reading

My Favourite Partridge

Lisa
One of the benefits of a career in media, mine anyway, has been that I’ve had the chance to meet many of my idols. My inner child got to shake the hand or hug the upper body of many of... Continue reading

In the Luuup

Lisa
Cats can be kind of disgusting. They’re more-or-less clean and rather obsessed with self-grooming but…well…if you’ve ever had a cat, you know. So when I heard about Luuup, the self-described Best Litter Box Ever Made, I had to investigate. This... Continue reading

Miss Information

Lisa
The Huffington Post conducted a fascinating experiment this week. They crafted an article with a deliberately false headline just to see how many people would share it without even reading it. Thousands did.  Continue reading

What’s Underfoot

Lisa
I may have mentioned before that this house was a definite fixer-upper. Neglected by the son of its late owners, it needed so much work, we made lists of things to determine our priorities. We had to start with the... Continue reading

It’s 11 O’Clock. Do You Know Where Your Children Are?

Lisa
With those words, Irv Weinstein began the late-night newscast on Buffalo’s WKBW Channel 7. He was the big time, the Walter Cronkite for our generation. He left the airwaves 17 years ago but just his name conjurs up memories of mentions of... Continue reading

The Summer of Substitutes Comes to an End

Lisa
After weeks with different on-air partners, and no partners at all, I can finally announce that I have a new cohost on what’s being called The All New Morning Show on 1290 CJBK with Lisa and Ken!  Continue reading