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1. Midsummer Night's Run - Toronto 15k/30K Run Review
This is undoubtably one of the premier hidden jems in the Toronto racing season. Held in midsummer (mid-August), it's the perfect tune up race for the fall half and full marathons.
Organized by the Runner, the Poet, and the Lunatic, the race boasts the perfect combination of amenities and fun th...
2. Maple Leaf Forever - Alternate Canadian National Anthem
Sports & Recreation - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:14:49
The Maple Leaf Forever was written in 1867 (the year of Confederation). For many years, this song served as the unofficial national anthem of this new and emerging country of the Commonwealth.
The song has a storied history. The lyrics have been changed several times - updated as the culture of ...
3. Toronto Pearson Runway Run 5K race
Music - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:17:09
It's also known as the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA) and they hold an annual 5K race on one of Toronto Pearson Airport's runways. It's an awesome race and a venue that can't be beat! There's alaso a 2K family run! Here's everything you need to know...
4. 7 Reasons to Thank Volunteers on Your Next Race
sports-and-recreation - Tue, 27 Mar 2012 23:24:20
Running events are such a terrific opportunity for you to show off your new gear, your new form or your new speed!
Maybe you've been running for years and this is just another race.
Maybe this is your first race or you're doing a new distance and you're filled with the wonder of the First Race....
5. Packing For Mars
sports-and-recreation - Mon, 14 May 2012 23:54:07
Packing For Mars is a perfect book for the armchair astronaut, the budding astrophysicist and avid science fans. Roach delivers a perfect blend of popular style with some academic content in an easy and amusing to read style. She does not talk down to the reader and her research is solid. As part...
6. It Was The Worst Of Times ... And Then it got Worse - Book Review
arts-and-design - Fri, 23 Dec 2011 23:29:52
It is entirely possible that Philippe and I went to the same high school. He attended years after I did and yet he writes as if he were documenting my own high school experience.
De Jocas is a new author but that has no affect on the quality of the writing. It just means that his memory is much ...
7. Epaulette Ceremony for Paramedic / EMS Funerals
books-poetry-writing - Sat, 03 Dec 2011 13:48:17
The funeral for the passing of a paramedic - retired, off duty or on duty - is a solemn event. We have lost a friend, a colleague and a community hero. How can we make a suitable tribute to the family and honour our collegue in a way that symbolizes our esteem and loss? One way is to have an epau...
8. My ACOA Recovery
culture-and-society - Mon, 01 Aug 2011 21:50:37
My dad was an alcoholic. My whole life, I thought his drinking had no affect on me or my choices. Then he died and I disovered this single element of my life shaped and warped me in indescribable ways. The good news? There is hope. If I can recover, you can too.
9. Paris, My Sweet by Amy Thomas - BOOK REVIEW
culture-and-society - Tue, 19 Jul 2011 22:44:23
In New York, Amy works in advertsing and gets a chance to live in Paris. She moves overseas and for the next two years, she keeps up her passion of finding, sampling and writing about the best seets - chocolates, cookies, confections of all kinds - in both cities.
It's easy to to get caught up i...
10. Army Run Ottawa
books-poetry-writing - Sun, 30 Sep 2012 14:01:15
In 2011, this is billed as Canada's fastest growing race. It consists of a half marathon (21.1K) and a 5K.
Now that 2012 version of the race has come and gone, I'm happy to report that this race is still the fastest growing race.
It offers a unique insight into Canada's military with their onsi...
11. How to be a great race spectator - running
sports-and-recreation - Sat, 29 Sep 2012 23:49:20
Someone you know and love has taken up running. They have a big race next week and asked you come out for support. Maybe you've been asked to volunteer along the course. Perhaps your city or town hosts a race and the route goes right past your house. You really want to go out and watch. But how s...
12. Ten Books about Atheism
sports-and-recreation - Sat, 29 Sep 2012 13:21:09
Atheism can and is misunderstood. Certainly it creates polarizing opinions. These books cover a variety of the concept from the academic to the interesting, enjoyable read.
If you only have one book - check out God, No! by Penn Jillette. He is one half of the Las Vegas Magic act Penn & Teller. H...
13. Down The Nile
books-poetry-writing - Mon, 02 Jul 2012 23:33:22
This book is a gem if you are an enthusiastic armchair traveller.
Mahoney takes you on a trip to Egypt. An eager and adept rower in North America, Mahoney decides to row down the Nile. It sounds easy enough but in Mahoney's quest to do just that, she reveals so much about the past and present of...
14. The Scrapbook Of Frankie Pratt
books-poetry-writing - Sun, 08 Apr 2012 14:07:49
This book is a little jewel of a book. It is a graphic novel but instead of comic book grapics, the author uses a vintage scrapbook style.
Set in the 1920s, the book is a scrapbook is a tour-de-force of period ephemera, style and content. The author is an avid scrapbook collector and has been an...
15. The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks
books-poetry-writing - Tue, 06 Mar 2012 00:44:15
Anyone who has studied biology in college or university has likely seen The Page in the biology text book. There's a small footnote or call out where the HeLa cell came from. The HeLa cell is the standard human cell used by labs, pharmacies and education institutions and the note is one of those ...
16. Success Secrets Of Sherlock Holmes
books-poetry-writing - Wed, 29 Feb 2012 00:32:20
This is a fun, fast read.
There are 32 chapters in total - perfect for browsing or for a straight read through. They cover such success secrets as how to approach problems, how to find good partners as well as chapters on focus, objectivity, passion and enthusiasm. There are lessons about how to...
17. To Hellholes And Back
books-poetry-writing - Tue, 28 Feb 2012 23:21:30
Chuck Thompson spent a year visiting tourist hell holes. That is - the Congo, India, Mexico and Walt Disney World.
Thompson is a veteran travel writer and his experience both with travel and with the writing of it benefits the reader in ways that make this armchair travel log infinitely amusing ...
18. Hollywood Divorces in 2011
arts-and-design - Sat, 24 Dec 2011 13:48:06
This year, there's been FOUR famous couples whose divorce has filled the entertainment airways. Read below for the vital statistics on each split up.
Follow them on twitter and see some of their professional work in the form of movies, music and books.
For each couple, vote for who you want on ...
19. Best Christmas Gift for a Graduate - Swiss Army Watch - My Favourite Thing
Entertainment - Sun, 04 Dec 2011 23:44:37
Of all the things I own, this is without question my favourite thing. Read on and I will tell you why and what it symbolizes for me.
This is the only watch I own and likely the only watch I will ever own. It is my ideal of perfection in a watch. It has an aesthetic design that is sublime, simple...
20. How to stay cool WITHOUT an air conditioner
fashion-and-beauty - Sat, 03 Dec 2011 13:46:29
Here's the thing ... you don't always have an air conditioner. You might be travelling. You might be camping.You might not have one installed in your home or cottage. Or the one you have might be on the fritz. Knowing how to stay cool is a survival skill - especially during heat waves.
21. Apocalypse For Beginners - Book Review
healthy-living - Mon, 15 Aug 2011 22:12:16
It's 1989 and Michel and Hope are friends. Michel comes from a long line of cement experts. And Hope? Well ... Hope come from a long line of people who predicted the Apocalypse. Not just the little apocalypse. THE apocalypse. As in End of Days. Every one in her family who had The Vision has met w...
22. The Most Beautiful Walk In The World - Book Review
books-poetry-writing - Thu, 11 Aug 2011 20:40:28
This is one of those delicious books that you know early on that you are going to profoundly enjoy and be bereft when you reach the final page.
It is a decadent mix of several ingredients that should come together more in books but doesn't. Against the backdrop of Paris, Baxter expertly combines...
23. The Psychology Of Everyday Things
books-poetry-writing - Sun, 31 Jul 2011 00:52:27
As a student of quality and performance, I found this book on design pivotal to my understanding of how humans behave with stuff. His list on ERRORS and MISTAKES alone is worth the price of the book. That single list changed the way I viewed both the world and how the human brain works. He inters...
24. God, No! ~ Signs You May Already be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales - by Penn Jillette
How-To & Education - Sat, 23 Jul 2011 02:27:32
This is a book about atheism. It is also a book about love, friendship, honouring family.
Penn uses his intensely unusual life path to describe atheism in an orderly and highly entertaining way.
Don't let the topic of atheism deter you ... this book is chock full of stories that are vibrant, hi...
books-poetry-writing - Sat, 29 Sep 2012 23:41:29
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