Derek and I smiling, obviously out of doors on a sunny day. We were at a park in Wingham for a CKNX reunion

It’s Us Again

A newish London news source called The London Beat talked to Derek about his career, and it bubbled over a bit into mine. Continue reading
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Thankful Thursday – The Outlaws

Lisa
If life is teaching me anything, it’s to be grateful for who you have while you have them. My in-laws are a pretty wonderful bunch. Derek is the eldest of six and they’re all different but they’re also similar. Siblings... Continue reading
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Kerry is wearing a WOMEX shirt and lanyard, smiling at the camera

Kerry. One of a Kind

What you’re about to read isn’t typical of this blog. I’m angry and I’m sad. You’ve been warned. Continue reading
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Yet Another Scam

Longtime readers might remember references to Cousin Kim. She’s Derek’s cousin by DNA but I’ve definitely claimed her too! With permission of her daughter, Kristina, I’m sharing their story today. It’s a scam I’d never heard of but it’s more... Continue reading
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Another Trip Around the Sun

Lisa
My brother doesn’t like to get stuff for his birthday. I’ll see something or another I think he would like but I know better than to buy it.  Continue reading
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Political Randt

Quashing the truth always worries me. I’m concerned for a generation of kids growing up with confusing messages from (supposed) grown-ups who tell stories with facts conveniently omitted because those facts don’t support their narrative. Continue reading
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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
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An Expensive Lesson

Perhaps I got a little too blase about purchasing things online. I don’t even remember what my mindset was like when I bought Advanced Final Skin Care on a ‘risk-free trial’ by paying ‘only the shipping cost’. I defy anyone... Continue reading
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Unhealthy (Social Media) Habits

It breaks my heart to see so many people sharing bogus health information on social media. Add to that, the conspiracy theories surrounding the government suppressing the cures for cancer and other diseases. Scientists have families too. Continue reading
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If Dad Only Knew

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