Month: November 2013

We Remember Movember

The Swollen Glands, the Movember team that my Free-FM cohosts are part of, raised more than $4200 for men’s health this month.  And today, Blair and Derek are waking up without scratchy, uncomfortable lip caterpillars.   …

Veteran Memories

Last week I went to the annual Veteran’s Art Sale at Parkwood Hospital here in London. Many people call it the ‘veteran’s hospital’.  I attended the sale last year, too, and I think it will be my own little tradition.  …

Pinball Wizard

This fall we came into possession of a pinball machine. Back in the day, I loved pinball. Then I loved video arcade games. I never got into home video games but I guess I outgrew the genre. However, you reach a point where everything old is new again.   …

House Proud – Create An Opulent Finish That’s Affordable

Flip through photographs of homes of the very wealthy and you won’t see a lot of bare wood. Furniture is either highly glossed or adorned with elaborate finishes that cost thousands. While a cherub-painted ceiling and gold-embossed night-stands might not be to your taste, a few ornate pieces here and there can really bring a home to life.  …