I first saw this while in high school back around 1972 and still enjoy it, so here it is.
One of a songwriters main inspiration point is the women in his life, usually a girlfriend that they have loved and lost. Sometimes they are about fictional women that were inspired by real woman but the women make up many of the songs over the last 100 years or so. One thing that I have [...]
Cosmos diner on Queen street was the place to be in the 40's. These 3 young lady's certainly seem to be enjoying themselves. In this picture Mary Hillis Irene Constant and Betty Garside
Has Union gas found an Eco-friendly fuel that we can use to heat our homes this winter? According to the latest from Wiki-leaks the major home heating suppliers have found a way to convert their customers tears that happen when they open their heating bill into a fuel that will burn clean and save us [...]
In the spring of 1968 i fell in love. Not with a girl or a dog but with a toy. The KLACKER to be precise. What is a klacker you ask, well let me tell you, it was a magnificent piece of weaponry, 2 acrylic balls attached to a sturdy workman like piece of string [...]
Previously published here One of the things about growing up in a small town like Hespeler during the 60's and 70's was the communication network that existed in the town. A lot of it was good, as a small town we had a volunteer fire department and since my dad was a volunteer the only [...]
Four United States Presidents get caught up in a tornado, and off they whirl to the land of OZ. They finally make it to the Emerald City and find the Great Wizard . "What brings the four of you before the great Wizard of Oz?" Jimmy Carter steps forward timidly: "I've come for some courage." [...]
What do Neil Diamond, Bobby Darin,Prince and Metallica all have in common? Have you guessed yet? They are all in the Rock and Roll hall of Fame, which is really quite an achievement for all those artists so here is another question. What do Rush, The Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive have all in [...]