Category Archives: life skills

Test Your Awareness : Whodunnit?

Test your Awareness with Do The Test’s Whodunnit. Who Killed Lord Smithe? How observant are you? How did you do?

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Driving in a Winter Wonderland

Green Blog: “We live in a beautiful, but treacherous area of Ontario. The roads can be a real challenge during the winter, what with the low tempuratures and high winds. Living in such close proximity to the Great Lakes makes … Continue reading

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National Treasure

Toilet habits are no laughing matter: “‘In 2008, it’s just ridiculous we haven’t sorted this out,’ says Rose George, ‘and have this linguistic and mental handicap about it.’ ‘We need to question whether we can’t change the way it’s done,’ … Continue reading

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I Met The Walrus

In 1969, a 14-year-old Beatle fanatic named Jerry Levitan, armed with a reel-to-reel tape deck, snuck into John Lennon’s hotel room in Toronto and convinced John to do an interview about peace. 38 years later, Jerry has produced a film … Continue reading

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Achieving Wellness, Whatever THAT Is

2 Books on Illness and Wellness Give Opposite Advice is a cautionary tale from the NYTimes on the art and science of living: “Both are practicing physicians who have made second careers interpreting medical principles for a lay audience. Both … Continue reading

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Fifty years in the band still isn’t enough

The Senior Times Monthly: “the Arkestra follows the big band tradition but with an avant-garde twist, as likely to play When You Wish Upon a Star or There Will Never Be Another You as they are to revisit Sun Ra’s … Continue reading

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