One Man’s Fish Is Another Man’s Poisson

| March 9, 2011

Every day a new “study”. Yesterday I read a blog article celebrating the health benefits of coffee consumption. I don’t drink anywhere near as much coffee as I used to, but that came about by a process of evolution rather than conscious thought about what caffeine might or might not do to me.I particularly enjoyed […]


| March 6, 2011

Oddly enough, this poem was born from an intention to write something with a pretty beginning that set the reader up for a funny punch line involving the way Spring unveils just how much frozen dog shit has been slumbering under the snow and ice in our yard, and that blessed day when Nature does […]

A Steampunk Love Story – For a While Anyway

| March 4, 2011

A couple days ago this little gem caught my eye, a beautifully rendered short animated film written and directed by Andrey Shushkov titled Invention of Love. Subtitled, “A love story from the world of gears and bolts,” it serves up bittersweet in a neat little package.

Some Fallout From My “Bullied by the Nova Scotia SPCA?” Article

| March 3, 2011

All comments directed to my blog are subject to being moderated by me. I make a point of encouraging both positive and negative observations from my readers, and will never filter out comments just because they aren’t favourable to me or my subject matter, but what I will not tolerate is anyone who comments for […]

Miss Ann and Me

| March 2, 2011

From the deep dark LFM family archives comes this little goodie. 1961 was a passionate year for me, and here I am with the second of my great childhood loves; Ann Wilson, professionally known as “Miss Ann” of Romper Room. Born Ann Ramey in Kentville, Nova Scotia in 1928, she hosted the Atlantic Canada version […]