Goju‐Ryu Karate – LaSalle/Vollmer

My sons, husband and I have been attending the Saturday Karate classes at the Vollmer centre for the last few years. This is part of the GKK Canada (Goju‐Ryu Karate‐Do KyoKai) organization under Sensei Pirrone. We enjoy this class very much. It’s a great opportunity to focus on physical fitness and discipline for the whole […]

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LaSalle Council Election 2022 Survey

Without a dedicated media organization for the town, it’s been challenging to find information about candidates for the upcoming municipal election. With both the Mayor (former deputy mayor Crystal Meloche) and Deputy Mayor (former councillor Michael Akpata) being acclaimed because no one ran against them, interest from even Windsor media has been sparce.

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Child Labour, Africa, And Parasitic Consumption

In the kind of article you’d expect straight from the conductor of the Snowpiercer*, we get this tidbit that asks – do global laws against child-labour apply to African children? Aka… if Africa has a cultural norm of exploitative child labour… should we be ok with that? “Is international concern on child rights relevant to […]

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Time To Divorce Facebook

For a couple of years now I have developed a growing unease about Facebook, and other ‘free’ services which operate with personal data as their true product. Facebook just happens to have hit my fed-up point first. My unease comes from both information coming to light about how these platforms are handling our data, and […]

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Cord-Cutting – 1 Year Later Review

It’s been about a year since my husband and I cancelled our Cogeco cable service. We had a DVR and a single choice package and it came to about $90/month. With now two children, this money was needed elsewhere. Plus, we were watching WAAAY too much TV. I was all for it. I grew up […]

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DIY Card Game Box Organizer – Fantasy Flight LCG

My husband and I are really enjoying Fantasy Flight’s Living Card Game for Lord Of The Rings. Many other Fantasy Flight card games also come in the same size box such as: Android Netrunner, A Game of Thrones, Warhammer Invasion, Call of Cthulhu, Star Wars and more. After purchasing the first core set and a […]

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Cool Faux Finish Paint Technique

This cool painting technique was achieved very easily (at least our hired painter made it look easy). Here’s the instructions: Paint: Behr paint and primer in one (1 can of light brown and one can dark brown or pick your colour combination). 1 can Behr Faux Glaze. Equipment: Normal paint rollers. Clear plastic sheeting. Step […]

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LaSalle 2010 Election Candidates Websites

Residents of LaSalle, Ontario looking for online information about the candidates running in the upcoming October 25, 2010 municipal election may have a hard time finding information on the web. I myself could only find a few candidate’s websites by using a search engine to hunt for them. So, to make things easier for my […]

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Life Changing Events

Much has changed in the last several months. My wonderful BF proposed while we were on a cruise in July! We came home from the cruise and almost immediately started house shopping. We have already purchased our new house and moved in last weekend. It is now a process of putting things away, organizing, and […]

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A New Perspective

The last five or six months have been challenging, sometimes scary, but ultimately eye-opening and life-changing. I feel better than I have in many years. My BF and I bought eachother rollerblades, and when the weather is nice, I’ve been out getting fresh air and exercise which is a nice change. I have been looking […]

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