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My Brother’s Reply

Your target-shooting brother here. Tell me this. If you were to be convinced to give up your beloved paint brushes, the ones you’ve used and coveted all your long, long (long) life, the ones you sorted through using trial and error to eventually collect your favourites at no small expense, the ones that gave you enjoyment and peace, interaction with like-minded  people and camaraderie,  the ones you used for decades with zero harm to anyone and then found out the arguments used to convince you were  based on biased information that was totally wrong but once you found out it was too late and you could never own paint brushes again, would that be cool with you? It’s ok, I know the honest, unemotional answer. Of course it’s ‘no’. That’s the proposition legal gun owners are looking at right now.

Burgundy album cover with gold writing: The Partridge Family Album

My Favourite Partridge – Feb 23, 2017

David Cassidy died last night with his family around him. The official cause was organ failure but that followed years of drug abuse and heavy drinking that he had finally tamed in recent years. Burned into my memory: David gazing at me lovingly from Tiger Beat magazine. Anticipation of each new episode of The Partridge Family. Ruining the cover of The Partridge Family Album – my first album – by writing Mrs. David Cassidy all over it. What follows is the post I wrote back in February when David announced he had dementia. …

Pull The Plug

Of all of the contentious and debatable things making headlines right now – apart from Sir Orange Head of US-land – there’s one thing that should have us all taking up pitchforks and torches and raiding Queen’s Park.* …

His Friends Call Him Wheels

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 expert Gareth Wheeler wasn’t a name I knew but as soon as I heard his story, I knew we had to talk to him on our morning show.  …

In the Luuup

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 reads a bit like an infomercial, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not because my beta phase with this product has only just begun AND I paid full price for two of them, delivered. …