Fascinating research out of the UK this week could have helped teens like me. If only I could take this discovery into the way-back machine.
Month: November 2012
It seems like everybody is asking for our help this time of year. I swear, if someone created a heartfelt ad about helping homeless leprechauns at Christmas I’d feel a tug on my heart and start gathering…whatever it is that those little mythical creatures need most. I’m a very easy mark and I don’t necessarily …
Experts are now saying our attempt to use less hot water means bacteria are clinging to the inside of our washing machines and our clothes.
Lately I’ve grown tired of expressions of useless anger – my own and anyone else’s.
Our motorcycle-riding tiger, Potato-Potato, made his third appearance at the Hyde Park Santa Claus Parade on Saturday. It was windy and crisp with a fresh dusting of snow on the ground and the turnout was bigger than ever.
My radio station launched an initiative as a response to the American Black Friday. Called Shop Local (yeah, grammatically it ought to have been locally, I know) Blackburn Radio created Blackburn Thursday and Friday. Our announcers blanketed the city and broadcast live from dozens of local businesses.
You’d be surprised how often bad behavior is tolerated in broadcasting.
Well, I had a post up here about our city’s Mayor being a bit of a douchenozzle for keeping his counsel and not saying anything until charges by the RCMP have finally forced him to.
Losing one’s hearing is one of the few physical limitations that will frustrate others around you to the point that you can feel admonished for it.
We have a tablet now. Let’s count, shall we? Two desktops, one laptop, one netbook, two smartphones and now a tablet. The cat doesn’t know how to use any of them but not for lack of trying.
If you’re in trouble and you’re getting bad advice, you tuck your tail under and you hide.
This is one for the ladies -even more than the recent one about shoes.
Nay-sayers and outsiders have been sounding the death knell on radio for decades. I remember in the 80’s people were saying it would be dead by the turn of the century. I have one response: Ha!
We’re probably all curious about how much money other people make. I’m sure I’ve told the story before, about how my Program Director at a radio station long ago left a salary spreadsheet on his desk and was late for our meeting. I’m only human. I looked and boy did I get upset when I …
With the increasing popularity of ereaders and tablets comes the stance against change. “I love the feel and smell of books”, they say. I know, I said it too.
Maybe you think of ceramics as crafts. Jonathon Bancroft-Snell would like to change your mind about that.
Women have been facing the conundrum of fabulous footwear versus comfort for too long. When pal Jenn and I were in TJ Maxx in Port Huron a few weeks back, every shoe we picked up and declared beautiful never found its way to our feet. They were too pretty to feel good. Women know you …
A new poll shows more Canadians are planning to honour our veterans this year than in years past.