Today, Exactly a month from Christmas… A beautiful looking Hawk paid me a visit on this fair yet cool day according to my Dad he has been hanging around here quite a bit lately.
As I Just turned 40 this month, that is half a life of memories stored in my head. So I thought I would bring some of them out of the vault to share with you all. Going to the movies was a huge deal for my family growing up, we… Read more“Memories Of My Childhood”
This is the Sleeman Center in Guelph, Ontario. Not much to look at but at one time this parcel of prime real estate was home to the Guelph Eaton Center. Opened in 1984 and anchored by the Timothy Eaton Company (aka Eaton’s) the mall was a right of passage for… Read more“Memories Of A Canadian Institution”
Note: Composed Back In 2018 “Skills can be taught. Character you either have or you don’t have.” Anthony Bourdain To say that Anthony Bourdain is good at his job, would be an understatement. The celebrity chef and host of Parts Unknown has said that he had the greatest job in… Read more“Anthony Bourdain – Accept No Substitutes”
Note: Originally Written May 12, 2020 Comic legend Jerry Stiller has passed away at the age of 92. Most well known for his roles in Seinfeld and King of Queens, Stiller had a 60 year career in show business, starting out in a comedy duo with his wife Anne Meara… Read more“Comic Legend Jerry Stiller Passes Away”
Originally Written May 5th 2020 A founding father of rock & roll whose fervent shrieks, flamboyant garb, and joyful, gender-bending persona embodied the spirit and sound of that new art form, died Saturday. He was 87. The musician’s son, Danny Jones Penniman, confirmed the pioneer’s death to Rolling Stone. The… Read more“The Legacy Of Little Richard”
For many Canadian kids who grew up in the 60′s well into the 90′s, their childhoods always had something called the Tickle Trunk and a dog named Finnegan among them. Ernie Coombs who portrayed the popular children’s character Mr. Dressup still continues to delight and inspire generations of people the… Read more“Ernie Coombs’ Legacy Is Still Being Felt Today”
If you were a child of the 80′s, you undoubtedly saw Hal Johnson and Joanne McLeod on your Television set in their popular Body Break Segments like this one: Now one of my childhood heroes is speaking out on the reasons he started Body Break in a 5 Minute Video… Read more“Hal Johnson Speaks From The Heart”