Shame on Joe Fresh

Ordinarily I’m a huge fan of the Joe Fresh brand. They offer affordable, fashionable clothing with quick turnover of designs. They let me down however when I saw their most recent commercial for children’s clothing. As I was watching the CTV news at 6:00 p.m. the other night, a #Joe Fresh commercial aired that made me very uncomfortable. It showed a number of small children…

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Imagining a better book club

As an avid reader I should probably belong to at least one book club, but I don’t. The reason is that I simply love books too much to try reading one that’s not a total delight. #Book clubs provide wonderful social and intellectual opportunities for readers and I think they are incredibly valuable instruments for meeting people and enrichingyour mind. However, they’re just not for…

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Alice doesn’t live here anymore

Alice Munro is without doubt a very good author – after all she recently won the Nobel Prize for literature. The thing is – and I’m embarrassed to admit this – I just don’t get her. In an earlier blog posting, I applauded her winning the Nobel Prize and was as proud as any Canadian could be. It motivated me to dig out my hard-cover…

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Dear Mr. Gates and the rest of you b#$%@&ds

I try to keep up, I really do. But it’s becoming increasingly more difficult for me to be our household I.T. Manager. Why can’t the so-called brilliant minds at our high-tech companies devise gadgets that work like they should – the first time – and stay working. The problems of maintaining all our electronic gadgets is becoming too much for me to manage. Yesterday, my…

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Do ‘ya read me good buddy?

Have we really come a long way baby? About 40 years ago, in the olden days before cell phones, we had the CB radio. Remember them? My first husband was a bit of a zealot and installed one in our car and our boat so he could keep in touch with his guy friends while on the move. Popular with truckers, CBs were the communication…

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Celebrating 50 big ones

Now that I’ve officially posted for the 50th time on my blog, I would really love a little feedback from my readers. How am I doing? Please comment below so I can better understand what you like to read. Here are a few questions to help get you started: 1.  Is the content on boomerbroadcast.net interesting to you? 2.  What subjects would you like to…

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