Burning the Candle at Both Ends

| March 27, 2012

I have a lean, athletic body type. While it’s true I come of a family with members predisposed to such a build, I refuse to believe that the fact I grew up from earliest childhood building a foundation of musculature and cardiovascular fitness had nothing to do with the way I turned out. I hiked, […]

Dog Days – Some Lessons From the UK Experience

| March 27, 2012

Since November 2010, Jemima Harrison has operated Pedigree Dogs Exposed – The Blog. for the purpose of exposing, “… the latest news and views regarding inherited disorders and conformation issues in purebred dogs.” Ms. Harrison also produced BBC investigative documentaries on the subject, both of which I will be presenting here. We here at LFM […]

She’s Got a Way

| March 25, 2012

Last night Mrs. LFM and I were watching Billy Joel night on American Idol, meaning that each contestant had to choose and perform a song from the Billy Joel play list. We’re both fans of the man himself, and I was delighted to hear a performance of one of my all time favourites – his […]

Crossover Technologies

| March 24, 2012

Let’s go back to that simpler time in the last century, when the internet was in its infancy, e-mail and ICQ were the go to cutting edge communications methods, cellular phones were simply that – phones, and a computer was just a computer. Moving forward from that time, the line has blurred so that hand […]

Mine’s Bigger

| March 20, 2012

A seeming lifetime ago, it took me a few years to scrape off a bad marriage like shit from my shoe. Particularly during the last two of those horrendous years, when it was dead in everything but name, the state of things were kept a closely guarded secret for logistical reasons that have no bearing […]

Dog Days – All Stick and No Carrot

| March 18, 2012

With the current media interest bringing public attention to bear on incidents involving dog bites and others in which police have felt sufficiently threatened by an approaching large dog to shoot it on the spot, some municipalities in Nova Scotia are looking at reviewing and possibly overhauling their existing by-laws to bring them more in […]

Dog Days – Lessons From the Pepper Affair

| March 8, 2012

In the wake of my previous article, I’d like to pause and review. What did I learn from my experience with Pepper in the cemetery? First and foremost, I learned that no matter how many precautions you take, Murphy’s Law will prevail in dog handling just as thoroughly as it does in every other endeavour. […]