I have a confession, but let it be our secret. If word of my transgression gets out who knows what could happen. It’s a bit of a long story so best to start at the beginning where all good stories start. Pull up a chair and put your feet up […]

It has warmed and we’ve opened our bedroom windows to let in fresh air. The birds begin singing as dawn begins before the sun rises. As the sun breaks the horizon, the birds songs lesson. The rumble of the trains through the night is now heard. The sounds of the […]

This week is my anniversary. Okay, it’s one of them and, while it’s a passion one it doesn’t include my wife…at least not directly. My first Stanley Cup was 49 years ago this week although I hasten to report that my name was not engraved on hockey’s Holy Grail. It […]

I’ve spent the last few days wandering across the wilds of both northern and southern Ontario remembering my youth. Did not see any brown until I got past Sault Ste. Marie and was beginning to suspect that the white was permanent and went on forever. However bare ground did appear […]

Local residents will be dancing the night away this weekend. The Emo Legion Branch #99 will be hosting Country Jam this Friday (May 13) at the Emo Legion. The dance starts at 7 p.m. and admission is $5.00 which includes a light lunch. Saturday night there will be a Country […]

What is hairy, unattractive, and available in almost every major grocery store’s produce section? No, it’s not an unshaven Produce Manager with bedhead. They are coconuts and more consumers tend to buy it dried or canned instead of fresh. Who wouldn’t be somewhat afraid of this intimidating, seemingly indestructible produce […]

I knew the day might not be a good one as soon it began. I held my face-recognition iPhone up in front of me and my phone had the audacity not to recognize me and opted not to open. “Nope,” it clearly said. Whatever face I was wearing in that […]

Its spring and the roadsides and lawns will soon be turning a beautiful yellow. Time for a rededication. It’s that time of year again when the lawn warrior girds himself for battle. Weapons belt bristling with digger, snippers, three varieties of weed killer, and other assorted instruments of war, the […]