General

Kudos to Erin

This morning, my wonderful friend Erin Davis will be honoured for her amazing career, with the Rosalie Trombley Award at a breakfast this morning.  I will be there, at her table, with her family and friends, cheering for her. …

Picasso in Progress

Every once in a while I make a reference to my paintings.  Truth is, I haven’t put brush to canvas in more than a year but on the weekend I built a new easel so I’m one step closer to getting back on the hobby horse.  I just have to decide where I’ll set up my makeshift studio.  …

More Kitchen Coverage

In today’s London Free Press Homes section there’s a description and pictures of how we redid our kitchen.  Kudos to How’s Business for the lion’s share of the work!  Once you see the “before” you can understand why we needed to create the “after”. …

Is Lost Losing It?

I’m as hooked on Lost as ever.  It had me when a survivor from the initial crash was sucked into a jet engine in episode one.  Yeah, it’s dark and so am I.  But I’m wondering how far off the path of reality it will have to wander to tie everything together.  …

Economic Musings

Descriptions of the state of the economy have already descended into cringe-worthy cliches.  Sure, we have troubles here, but it’s the US that really dropped the financial ball and is feeling the worst of the crisis.  …

Updates on Things

In a previous posting I shared the supposed interest a producer of Steven and Chris (CBC-TV) had in profiling me on the program.  They have my photos.  I have no news!  I have been too busy to check out the show myself so I have no idea if something was done in my absence or if they’re still considering it or… …

Saab Story, and Others

Saab has filed for bankruptcy protection.  GM and Chrysler want eleven million squillion billion dollars … or else!   Harley Davidson had big lay-offs not long ago.   There’s only one solution!  Go Zero!  …

One Week Til the Bike Show

The World of Motorcycles Expo is in one week’s time.  Many of us go to trade shows, home shows and so on but few of us know what it takes to bring one of those successful shows together.  This is my second year peeking behind the curtain and I’m much more involved this time around. …

Snow Days

Snowfall warnings are out and the Toro sits at the ready to be called into action once most of it has fallen. …