Just Call Me Phtt.


We all have our given names and variations of that, I have been called Jimmy,jimbob, Jimbo, and of course James. I have had nicknames like little bucky, ribsy, which is an entire story on its own, in college some of my classmates took to calling me Doctor music because of my love of and my knowledge about … Continue reading Just Call Me Phtt.

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My 50 Forgotten,Ignored and Great Albums # 47 Against The Grain The Stampeders


AGAINST THE GRAIN (1971) is mostly remembered as the album that contained the ultimate Stampeders song SWEET CITY WOMEN  and while it may not be the most revolutionary album or the great Canadian album it is still in my opinion an album that should have more recognition and respect then it gets.  "CARRY ME" was actually … Continue reading My 50 Forgotten,Ignored and Great Albums # 47 Against The Grain The Stampeders

Falling for Love


Have you ever fallen for someone? I know that almost everyone falls in love and the events around it are always memorable but have you truly fallen for that person? I'm sure Angela and Brad had their moment and the when Duke and Duchess of Cambridge first laid eyes on each other they fell for … Continue reading Falling for Love

My 50 Great,Forgotten and sadly Ignored Albums,Artists and Songs #48 Even The Big Guys Get Ignored


Most of my top 50 are from bands and artists that time has forgotten and have just a cult following today, but as the title of this one suggests occasionally the top artists have albums that seem to fall out of favour or just seem to be ignored by radio programmers and occasional fans, but … Continue reading My 50 Great,Forgotten and sadly Ignored Albums,Artists and Songs #48 Even The Big Guys Get Ignored

Family Research on A Snowy Day


My Paternal family History in Canada starts in the early 1800's in Elmira Ontario and goes to Elora, Galt and finally Hespeler. Researching it has been a bit of a hassle because a lot of it has never been recorded.  But doing some research this morning i have found two pictures, one I can verify … Continue reading Family Research on A Snowy Day