Monthly Archives: August 2011

Les Kadar stays “abreast” of the music scene

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August 28, 2011

While going through Bob Green’s book, “Eavesdroppings,” I came across a reference to a musician named “Les Kadar.” As Jan Ligget was on here recently trumpeting about her hubby’s skill as a musician, I thought I’d share Bob’s story with you.      From Eavesdroppings” by Bob Green, available at Book Express and Cambridge Centre […]


Zoom!

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August 28, 2011

Zoom, zoom zoom! These words were in the commercial for a Japanese auto maker; it was a commercial I loved. See the sporty little car racing down the twisty rugged road, hugging the curves and looking ever so sleek. But I think there is a problem with the commercial with the infectious song. Like where […]


A letter from Jack Layton (Left with his wife Olivia)

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August 22, 2011

August 20, 2011 Toronto, Ontario Dear Friends, Tens of thousands of Canadians have written to me in recent weeks to wish me well. I want to thank each and every one of you for your thoughtful, inspiring and often beautiful notes, cards and gifts. Your spirit and love have lit up my home, my spirit, […]


RIP NDP Leader Jack Layton

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August 22, 2011

It was announced today that NDP Leader Jack Layton passed away last night. Jack Layton, the New Democratic Party leader who led his party to Official Opposition status in this year’s federal election, has died after a battle with cancer. He passed away early this morning with his family at his side. He was 61. […]


Game on!

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August 21, 2011

Bottom of the ninth. the rookies load the bases for the Cambridge Citizen. In May, the Citizen fielded a team that surprised everyone as they showed they weren’t out of their league. Any effort to copy The Citizen’s style of play has proved fruitless, as have been efforts to steal their game plan. It’s down […]


Cambridge Historian almost history

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August 17, 2011

Jim Quantell, who is a walking encyclopedia on local history, is set to retire from his post at the Cambridge Archives at the end of September. The author of several book and a regular column in The Times, Jim is not worried about finding something to do. Good luck, Jim. I’ll be one of the many […]


She said it was her first time…

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August 13, 2011

This is not the fist time I have woken up and said ‘Was she as good as I remember.” but this time I have proof that she was.  I had to watch the video to be sure, and she is even better than I had remembered.. She had told me that it was her first […]


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