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Roxanne Tellier – How Much for Your Soul?

Posted in life, Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 22, 2019 by segarini

On the day after 4 million students from all around the world marched to protest their respective governments’ lack of decisive action on climate change, Bob Lefsetz noted that the photos and the chatter had already been pushed off the pages of both terrestrial and online press sites.

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Roxanne Tellier – It Was 20 Years Ago Today

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 16, 2018 by segarini

When you are smack dab in the middle of massive change, it’s nearly impossible to parse what is going on all around you.

Baby boomers have been there a few times. The chaos of the sixties, when the world suddenly went from belonging to your parents, to belonging to you and your like-minded friends – remember that?

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Pat Blythe – Women of The “Traps” – Part Three with The Captain, a Play and Some Music….

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 28, 2018 by segarini

It’s been a rather entertaining week. Out with friends and seeing friends. Toronto is slowly waking up to spring and the sunny, warmer days are helping. Not to say Mother Nature won’t send us into another ice age as the grand finale but we are indeed edging ever closer to spring….then summer…and all those glorious music festivals. Canadian Music Week (CMW) starts us off every year, this time May 7-13 followed by Lift Cannabis Expo May 25-27. Two excellent reasons to get out, enjoy the music and inhale that spring ayre……deeply.

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Roxanne Tellier – Think of the Children!

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , on June 19, 2016 by segarini

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I ‘get away’ so rarely that I hadn’t realized how proscribed most lives had become –  when you only leave your house for short jaunts into civilization,  interact with a select few, and then hurry back home on the last bus, people-watching changes from being a relaxing pastime to a zoological behavioral study.

It was both fun and frightening to leave our stuffy bungalow for a jaunt up to Musselman’s Lake, in the Stouffville vicinity.  Our daughter recently bought a trailer, which is parked in the Cedar Beach resort.

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Roxanne Tellier – It Is To Laugh!

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 6, 2016 by segarini

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In a Salon.com article this week, Steve Almond accused Comedy Central of having “squandered Jon Stewart’s legacy” by appointing South African comedian Trevor Noah as host, over the then-incumbent Samantha Bee.

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Roxanne Tellier: Slave to the Machine

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 18, 2014 by segarini

january roxanneMy name is Roxanne Tellier and I am addicted to computing. There, I said it, in front whatever cosmic element you call your deity, and everyone.  I am hooked on electronic media and the Internet.

I likely wouldn’t have known the depth of my addiction if my main computer had not suddenly died on me a few days ago. Even those horrendous days off the grid during the Ice Storm hadn’t upset me as much as this week’s loss of contact with the world. Okay, it was just for a few hours until I got my little netbook up and running, but even those few hours were excruciating.

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JAIMIE VERNON – THE HOAX ON YOU

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 27, 2013 by segarini

vernon_19972During the pant-wetting tumultuous anticipation of the imminent birth of the Royal Sperm Tumour this week I was informed via Twitter that the child would be named Spencer (in homage to Princess Diana Spencer). I posted on Facebook that that was okay by me as my grandfather was named Spencer (after his mother’s family). My Dad and my son’s middle names? Spencer. My Dad’s sister married a James Spencer.

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