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The Pursuit Of Happiness w/ Hollywood Mogul Harry Shearer

No, the title has nothing to do with life and pursing the American dream or anything like that. It was actually the unexpected answer I received when I asked Hollywood actor/writer/radio host/comedian etc Harry Shearer recently. I mean I love their hit song, I’m An Adult Now and remember the cool video that accompanied it via Erica Ehm and Much ...

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Joey Landreth Figures Bryan Adams Is Going 2 B Big Someday

…and that day just happens to be 2day 🤣. Of course, it is the other way around, but how else could I insert my witty Seinfeld meme. Anyway, according to Joey, as I inquired if he was on a personal relationship with Bryan, he responded no, not all… he actually reached out to me on Instagram and said ‘Hey, I like ...

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OHL Better Be Looking Into a TV Deal

Listen folks, the announcement yesterday of plans to resume junior hockey on Dec 1 is not really anything to be cheering and clapping about. I am not sure if we are even allowed to clap these days….singing and dancing are a no no because of George Orwell’s C19–84….well…blah blah blah….you know what I mean. Anywhoo, as much as I long ...

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Tired of Cooking? Mississippi Pot Roast & Blueberry Buckle

If you are anything like me – cooking meals for years on end, you have no idea of what to cook next. Here is a dish that I enjoy, you may as well.   It is summer time, and of course you don’t want to cook a pot roast – but here’s an idea… Put this on Saturday morning, grab ...

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Bill Leverty says the Devil from the U.P. is a Remarkably Talented Guy

Yes, the devil does play guitar and of course the violin ; contrary to local legend, he does not always call Georgia his home. Nashville, Hell, and even tiny little Sault Ste. Marie Michigan have been locations that he has worked his sinister craft. Of course I am not being literal, but the devil comes out when Jason Mapes plays ...

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Greyhounds In the Kennel Until At Least December 1

The Ontario Hockey League has announced that it is planning to return to play on December 1, 2020. This is subject to ensuring that the players, fans, staff and community are able to play and attend games safely. Over the next four months the League work will continue to determine how to have safe attendance at venues, cross border travel ...

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Wawa – Looking Back in Time ‘Square Dancing and more’

There’s a whole lotta dancing going on in Wawa… Looks like they shut down the whole block to square dance. Then went on the the Union Hall to continue the evening. It was fun to see the old Legion Hall, White’s Clothing and White’s Grocery Store. Across the was West & Co. (now part of Canadian Tire). We certainly had ...

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It’s Such a Fine Line Between Stupid, and uh, Clever…

Yeah, it turns out that Rik Emmett is a big fan of the legendary rockumentary, This Is Spinal Tap. We will get back to this later. Before reading any further, Rik says click here   We are gathered here today to pay homage to one of the greatest guitar players not only in Canada, but in the entire world. On ...

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Wawa – Looking Back in Time to 1961-62

A selection of highlights from this video.   David has finished converting and uploading his late great uncle Aatto’s 8mm film footage of Wawa and surrounding areas to YouTube. He explains that Aatto was a resident of Wawa in the 1960’s. “He filmed many community events, sporting events and some footage of visiting people.   Aatto never got married.   Based on ...

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Tired of Cooking? Chicken Wings and Empanaditas

If you are anything like me – cooking meals for years on end, you have no idea of what to cook next. Here is a dish that I enjoy, you may as well. One thing I have missed during this pandemic, is my wings. My favourite were the Wawa Motor’s wings – but I have had to find a substitute. ...

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