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Bluto vs. Brutus

As a kid, I found myself in possession of a VHS cassette featuring a series of old Popeye cartoons. And when I say old, I mean old. These shorts were from the 1930s and included such gems as Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali
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Snow Day

The plan for this morning was an episode of Toronto Mike'd with Rick Hodge. We have some catching up to do, and 10 jams to kick out. Rick, however, lives north of the city, so we've postponed so he doesn't have to drive home in a snowstorm. Rick was going
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This Blog Sucks

Yesterday, my buddy Elvis dropped by for our annual Festivus episode. That includes the airing of grievances, and one of his grievances was that this blog sucks. I've heard this from him before. In fact, way back in 2013, I launched a stand-alone podcast entitled "Your Blog Sucks" because that
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How to Hold a Baby

According to 150 StatCan, there were 383,102 births in Canada, in 2016. Newborns are precious and very delicate when you are first born, which is why you need to familiarise yourself with how to hold your baby correctly. Our guide will help to give you more insight into how
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The Furniture Bank

This afternoon, I was given a tour of the Furniture Bank at 25 Connell Court near Kipling and Evans. It's quite remarkable what's happening there. Here's what they do in their own words, and then I'll follow that up with my own words and photos. Furniture Bank is committed to
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Palma's Kitchen

Today, I paid my first visit to the newly opened Palma's Kitchen at 3485 Semenyk Court in Mississauga. I biked there, so I arrived nice and hungry. This brand new eatery is right next door to the old Palma Pasta hot table. It looks amazing, sells hot and fresh food,
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Big Mo

Ever since I moved into my current home almost five years ago, I've mowed my lawns with a manual push mower. The trick, I've learned, is to do it frequently, because it can be difficult if the grass gets too high. My neighbour is going through a rough patch and
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This and That

On Saturday morning I was bundling up the little one for a walk to a local brunch establishment when I couldn't stop myself from taking a picture. She'll be one on Wednesday and I know all too well how quickly they grow. So I snapped a picture with my LG
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When a Marketing Plan Falters

The marketing folks at Budweiser Canada have red goal lights and glasses in homes across this country. With the World Cup of Hockey beginning for Canada last night, there was a mighty push to get people talking about these red lights. I was even sent a glass. .@budcanada has sent
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