Archive for Cherry Cola’s

Bob Writes a little Dinner Music

Posted in life, music, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 20, 2019 by segarini

There were at least ten of us sitting around the restaurant table. It was an impromptu dinner, decided upon on a whim. No vote, no forethought, just a bunch of like-minded people who found themselves together and decided they were hungry.

There was Steve Lalor, a guitarist from Seattle who was in a band we were all sure was going to make it, called the Daily Flash. There was Chris Ethridge, multi-talented bassist for the Flying Burrito Brothers and studio cat who had played with a lot of our favourite artists. Chris was a good old boy who lived in the canyon and whose door was always unlocked, always inviting.

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Pat Blythe – We’re engaged!….films….a cruise….and music

Posted in Family, life, music, Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 18, 2019 by segarini

NEWS FLASH!!!! ….and I’m so excited. Elated…..ecstatic actually. I’ve been buzzing around flashing “the picture”. So many congratulations on FB. You know that little dance you do in one spot while laughing and squealing….the five-year-old in you busting out….well that’s what I’ve been doing. Yesiree…..I am welcoming another daughter into the family. Thom finally popped the question over the weekend while away with his lady love, in the middles of the St. Lawrence River (on an island) and #isaidoui is now trending. It took Chris six years to propose….it took Thom three. A slight improvement (grin).

The centrepiece of the ring is my birthstone, a blue sapphire and a gift from Chris for my 40th birthday. Its original setting was a ring made specially to “lock in” with my wedding band. Now it begins its journey as a family heirloom. I am a bit verklempt.

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Segarini Time Machine – October 11th, 2011

Posted in Movies, music, Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 13, 2019 by segarini

Hello there …

This will be updated next week. In the meantime, due to a busier than a long tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs week and weekend, this gem from 2011(written before many of you were born), is the lead in to next week’s blockbuster column.

Until then, have a week’s worth of nice days, look both ways when you cross your fingers, and quit pulling the goalie looking at pictures of Margot Robbie (or however she spells her name.

I Remain,

The Scarlet Claw

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Bob’s Back

Posted in Movies, music, Opinion, Television with tags , , , , , , , , on September 6, 2019 by segarini

Hello.

How have you been?

I have been up and down like a newlywed couple on a waterbed.

I have been swamped, smothered, over-run, -whelmed, and -worked, by bugs, buds, business, bullshit, and buttheads.

I have experienced high-highs and low-lows, because Life is NOT a Highway …Life is a Rollercoaster.

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Bob’s Personal Top Ten Top Ten Lists

Posted in Food, Interview, Movies, music, Opinion, Recipe, Review with tags , , , , , on July 12, 2019 by segarini

People are fascinated by Lists. Just one more oddity we share along with the obsession we all have of being unable to stop ourselves from posting an opinion about things we know little or nothing about on Social Media, and waiting until you are in the front of the line at Burger King before deciding what you want, thereby pissing off every person behind you in line who knew what they wanted before they walked in the front door.

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Bob Answers All Your Questions

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , on July 5, 2019 by segarini

In this herp-a-derp, mile-a-minute, screwed-up-beyond-belief, world in which we live in, there comes a time when someone has to step up and clear the air. Explain the unexplainable, make sense out of nonsense, and thread the needle of confusion, with the yarn of truth. Some say only a Fool would even attempt such a thing …well, Dear Readers …that Fool is Me.

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Bob the Canarican Celebrates Post and Pre-Dependence Day!

Posted in Opinion, politics, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , on July 1, 2019 by segarini

Happy 152nd Birthday, Canada! Although it has only been 47 years, I feel like I’ve been living here for at least 150 of those 152 years in this, the Greatest Country in North America AND the Rest of the World.

I am a Proud Canarican …or at least I will be again once President Flubber and His Band of Lost Socks are incarcerated or incinerated (choose one), and Adults are back running our Pants.

To celebrate, I offer up this heavily researched, thoroughly accurate FAQ sheet listing the differences between Our Great Land, and Our Once Great Pants.

Most of the following was originally posted in 2015, when the world was a different place. There was cleaner air, prettier sunsets, better television reception, and more than enough Gummy Bears. All of that changed after the advent of the Man Bun and Robot Bingo Callers. No…wait…that was a dream I had after a night of fish tacos and Metaxa.

Never mind….

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