Lisa Brandt

Cheating Death on Halloween

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Say what you like, it’s really just all about the candy!  Continue Reading »

Oct 31st, 2014

Brandt’s Randt – Jian’s Manipulative Message

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I’m watching in horror at the way the alleged behavior of former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi is being spun by the man himself. Maybe it’s true that he’s being railroaded. But maybe it’s not. And whole-hearted acceptance of his side of the story just might be part of the problem when it comes to women who report abuse.  And I randt.  Continue Reading »

Oct 30th, 2014

Review: Kicking and Dreaming

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Like millions of other Canadian kids, I grew up thinking Heart was a Canadian band, fronted by two wildly talented Canadian sisters.   Continue Reading »

Oct 29th, 2014

House Proud: Beautiful Blues to Reign as Colour of the Year

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A colleague is taking a night course in beer tasting and he came to work the morning after a recent class with a new understanding of his girlfriend. Having spent the evening trying to distinguish between flavours with the slightest differences, he finally got how she could spend hours poring over paint chips, when to him, they all looked pretty much alike. Beer, like paint, is made with different undertones and finishes. But only one of them looks appropriate on your wall.  Continue Reading »

Oct 28th, 2014

Journalists Imploding

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It is municipal election day but I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that last week’s sad events in Ottawa are overshadowing the delivery of democracy in Ontario cities and towns today. Oh we’ll vote, but there are bigger things on our minds.   Continue Reading »

Oct 27th, 2014

A Fact is a Fact

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Seems to me a good laugh is warranted at the end of this particularly challenging week. This comic strip reminds me of one of my favourite exchanges among many in the TV show Friends. Ross Geller, the paleontologist, is trying to explain evolution to Phoebe Snow, the air-headed, mystical musician. Phoebe challenges him and says, “it’s just an opinion”.  Ross is nearly out of his mind with frustration and responds, “It’s a proven fact!” Phoebe retorts, “And that’s YOUR opinion!”   Continue Reading »

Oct 24th, 2014
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