Monthly Archives: May 2014

An Open Letter from Premier Wynne

May 29, 2014

May 29, 2014 Dear Mr Hudak: I am writing you regarding the serious methodology flaws in your so-called “Million Jobs” platform that have been exposed in recent days by some of Canada’s leading economists. As you are aware, a number of the most respected economists in the country, including Paul Boothe, Jim Stanford, Mike Moffatt, […]

A Day & A Night, Art & Music at the Grand Café

May 26, 2014

A Day & A Night Artists invite you for an afternoon of Art & Music at the Grand Café, 18 Queen’s Square in Cambridge on June 8th from 1pm-3pm. The eleven original A Day & A Night artists have been exhibiting together during Hespeler’s A Day & A Night Art Meets Music Festival for the last three years. […]

Statement By Kathryn McGarry Campaign Regarding Libelous PC Accusations

May 21, 2014

Cambridge – Today in an act that only be described as libel, the Rob Leone PC campaign accused my campaign of wrongdoing, and I would like to take a minute to set the record straight.   In a news release and a statement filed with the Waterloo Regional Police, the Leone campaign alleges that volunteers […]


May 21, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, ONT. – “Cambridge and North Dumfries families want an MPP that is focused on creating jobs in our community, not destroying their opponents signs,” PC Campaign Manager Adam Yahn said after learning about the destruction of election signs by members of Kathryn McGarry’s campaign team. “I had hoped that Kathryn McGarry and Kathleen Wynne […]

Performance Poetry – Dances With Words.

May 14, 2014

When you think about performance poetry, your imagination probably trips back to the 1950s and the days of those smoke-filled coffee houses, beatniks at their bawdiest, black turtleneck sweaters and black berets. You think of bongo drums, improvisational jazz, hip, cool, groovy. Beat poetry. William S. Burroughs. Allen Ginsberg. Jack Kerouac. That was then. Performance […]

Spiritual Spring Cleaning

May 13, 2014

Smudging is a ceremony commonly associated with Native American traditions; however, the practice of burning herbs for spiritual cleansing/healing is a common practice throughout many religions/cultures/spiritualities around the world.   Smudging is ultimately a ceremony of cleansing spiritual energies. The burning of specific herbs, that are considered medicines, to create a ceremony that will take […]


May 12, 2014

Inspiration Inspiration! What a magical word. As I sit here and contemplate what inspiration means to me; I catch myself half smiling in a trance like state. A fire growing in my belly and a desire to push forward. The word conjures up so many images to my mind. My daughter inspires me to be […]

The music of my life

May 10, 2014

In late January, a short news clip announced the death of Pete Seeger, one of the most influential song -writers of the last half-century.  The announcement immediately sent me back in time, erasing fifty years as I drifted back to my youth.  I was holding my newly purchased guitar, my fingers raw from masochistically pushing […]

Will Alex Ovechkin ever win a Cup?

May 9, 2014

Normally Alex Ovechkin gets a chance to play playoff hockey in April in the NHL.  If he makes it to the 2nd round then he plays a bit in May but that’s as far as it goes.  Ovechkin has never been able to lead his Washington Capitals past the 2nd round of the NHL playoffs.  […]

The Quilting Angels

May 8, 2014

The meeting room at Trillium United Church in Preston is bustling this morning with busy hands and the cheery murmur of conversations. The Quilting Angels are at it again, discussing and sometimes solving the world’s problems while they stitch love into brightly coloured quilts. From frogs to purses, each puffy creation has a unique theme […]

Tell the Events Story with Photographs

May 5, 2014

In today’s world almost everyone is packing a camera, whether it be a full  professional SLR, point and shoot or cell phone, you can almost guarantee that images are being snapped at lightening speeds and posted almost as quickly on line at every event taking place all over the globe. The trick is to capture […]