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BOB’S BLOG Case Study of Long-Ago ‘Community Project’

Long-ago battle pitted a large corporation (McDonald’s, the fast food chain,) and their planning allies against a group of citizens.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Discharge still a long way off after VJ Day

In the Malaysian jungle, we didn’t get word of Potsdam Declaration until a couple of days later.

BOB'S BLOG: Twitter still has its doubters

I took a look at a more or less random sample of FYI followers to address the twittering/frittering allegation.

Big deals for travel trade in Orlando

Employees of the hospital and travel industry have a great opportunity coming up to familiarize themselves with the attractions of the Orlando area.

5 easy steps to a healthy summer

Shepell-fgi offers simple advice on how to stay healthy with nutritious food this summer.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED Reliving thrills through British Archives

Memories come flooding back as Pearson pores over a record of the operations of his RAF squadron transcribed from the National Archives, England.

BOB'S BLOG: 3 issues the politicians have ignored this campaign

Boomers and seniors are interested in many issues, not just pensions and nursing homes. Here are my three picks of issues that matter that aren’t being talked about.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: D-Day was the beginning of the end

Although the glorious victories of D-Day didn’t put a finish to the war, it definitely let the enemy know in no uncertain terms that the Allied forces meant business.

BOB’S BLOG: My problems with this provincial campaign

Every time an election is called, any kind of election, like that old dog who wants to hunt, I’ve got this hankering to head out and track down votes or hammer a sign into someone’s lawn. Until now.

Canadian tourism in Florida sets new record

Canadian tourism to Florida set an all-time record in the first quarter of 2014.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

LAUGHLINES: Merge Tim’s, the post office

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Last year in Windsor, a woman gave birth in the washroom of a Tim Hortons and she named the kid Timbit - click headline

Laughlines: Snitchers get the last laugh

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Jun 18, 2014 - 0 comments

The Snitch Bitches doubled the fine because she was blonde - click headline

Laughlines: Facing your past at reunions

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Against my better judgment, I attended the Dain City Reunion to honour the longevity and vibrance of the little village on the Welland Canal where I spent the first 17 years of my life. I only went to spend time with my childhood buddy Malcolm Hilton who, showing much better judgment than me, did not show up - click headliine

Laughlines: No stopping sales wunderkind

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Apr 16, 2014 - 0 comments

Kelly affectionately referred to her house as the Home Office, her brothers and sisters as Account Executives and the yellow school bus as the Company Car - click headline

Laughlines: Dain City, blast from the past

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Mar 14, 2014 - 23 comments

I shot him in the leg. We were both quite surprised - click headline

Laughlines: The driverless car is here!

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Feb 12, 2014 - 14 comments

Normally I would be against a robot driving my car but seriously, if it gets rid of my backseat driver, I’m all for it - click headline

Laughlines: Why I love small-town living

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Jan 22, 2014 - 17 comments

For me a hostage-taker without a hostage is like a drive-by shooter on an exercise bike - click headline

Laughlines: I’m officially a curmudgeon

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Dec 25, 2013 - 5 comments

To be a real curmudgeon, you have to impersonate the late Andy Rooney, growling and jowling at anybody under 50 and everything that makes you irregular - click headline

Laughlines: Don’t forget to laugh today

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A calmness takes over the brain, assisted by the fact that when you’re laughing you can’t possibly be worrying - click headline

LAUGHLINES: Anything can happen on stage

Oct 17, 2013 - 39 comments

...Billy Crystal was not nearly as nice: “Put that phone on vibrate and... - Click headline