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Summer 2011 roadtrip playlist

Hitting the open roads this summer means having a good playlist. My music tastes range from alternative, classic rock, easy-listening, world beats, latin (salsa, bachata, merengue, rhumba, samba), pop, electronic and dance/hip-hop music. Throw a bit of authentic gypsy music in there too! Luckily, Frank shares similar tastes in music genres, otherwise he’d be one unhappy driver/passenger. Here’s a taste ...

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suburban tourist

Why I’m not the douchebag/yuppie type of suburban tourist

Seems that the term “suburban tourist” has been described like this by Urban Dictionary: A douchebag who drives around the suburbs at half the legal speed limit, looking at houses that he and his stuck up yuppie wife would like to purchase. Suburban tourists usually travel in groups of twos or threes in late model Dodge Caravans or VW Jettas, ...

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winter wonderland

Winter wonderland!

On a chilly January night, I was watching a news report on The Weather Network about a recent snowfall in Toronto and surrounding region had finally received. The reporter was asking people in downtown Oakville, Ontario about their thoughts of the snow. They were loving the winter wonderland that was blanketing southern Ontario. Everybody who was interviewed in the segment ...

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2011 New Year Resolutions for Suburban Tourist

Now that all the Christmas and New Year festivities are over, and life has returned to the usual routine of sleep, eat, go to work, eat and sleep, it’s time to set down some New Year Resolutions for 2011. Some would say that I’m setting myself up for failure – it’s never easy to keep a resolution. However, anybody who ...

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