Haunted in Canada

Tis the season for spookiness, creepiness and just plain ordinary hauntedness. So, I started looking for Haunted Canada. Who better to find haunted sites and locations than a Canadian urban explorer? Sure, there probably is someone better, but I’m here. How to Tell if a Place is Haunted You might want to try exploring and … Read more

Links in Canadian Cuisine

  Culinary Historians of Canada   A history of cooks and cooking, foods and foodways in Canada.   Dotty’s Recipes   Collection of tried and true recipes, reflecting Canada’s ethnic diversity. Dorothy Rheaume.   J.J.’s Complete Guide to Canada: Canadian Foods   An explanation of Canadian meals. Unique food and drinks.   Maple Syrup Recipes … Read more

Moustache Growing Month: Movember

Do you know about┬áMovember? Movember is about men’s health, specifically prostate cancer. The idea of Movember is for men to grow a moustache in November and/or contribute to the cause of their own health. Growing a moustache is changing the face of men’s health, in a literal way. Growing a moustache (also spelt mustache) myself … Read more

How to Be a Great Guest Blogger

What makes someone a great guest poster? Great guest bloggers know the blog they want to write for. They know the content published, the niche the blog aims for. This doesn’t mean you have to camp out for weeks studying the blog. Start by reading the About section on the blog. Is this even a … Read more

Uncluttering your Blog: Keep your Clutter Bug in Check

Clutter builds up on your site quickly if you stop working on it. Each time you add something new to your blog, in the sidebar, the footer or the menu and header – stop and think about it. Is it necessary for your blog readers? Does it say something about yourself and your blog that … Read more

Street Photography: Fashion Photography of the Ordinary

I see a lot of street photography when I look at photographs and sites that interest me. But, I never really felt they were interesting photos until today when I found the photos from┬áVivian Maier, vintage street photography. Looking at those ordinary people from the 1950s was fascinating. I started with one photo and then … Read more

Horror Writers are Nice Girls Too

Writing horror is a unique experience. I have written horror and self published my horror writing. People have given me good feedback but I’ve yet to write something I feel really good about. So, I’m amateur horror writer. Still working on it. I like the drama and the challenge of putting the things that really … Read more

How to Get Started (and Enjoy) Using Twitter

Note: Originally published on HubPages, July 2012. What’s keeping you from using Twitter? Twitter is easy to use. Basically you type in text and hit send. You can do more, but you can get started with the basics and even skip a lot of the extras and not miss them. I’ve been using Twitter from … Read more