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My Brian Williams moments …

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My Brian Williams moments …

So Brian Williams, my favourite American news anchor had his Nightly News chair pulled out from under him for at least six months and likely forever. For years Williams has been telling this amazing story about how in 2003 he was in a U.S. Army helicopter behind enemy lines in Iraq when they were hit […]

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To: Erie Media Subscribers

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To: Erie Media Subscribers

I was made aware that subscribers to the blog have been receiving several posts regarding horoscopes to their emails over the past couple of days. The original feed set up had the horoscope creating separate posts for each sign, which would then be sent out automatically to the subscribers. Also, I was testing several feed […]

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Doorman to kings, queens and spies retires

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Doorman to kings, queens and spies retires

I have shaken the hand that shook the hand of kings and queens, presidents and prime ministers, Hollywood stars and the world’s greatest spies. And last month I shook that cordial, soft hand for the very last time. Jose Antonio Azevedo Afonso is retiring after 63 years as the doorman of the grand Hotel Palacio […]

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Crossing into Canada by rocket

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Crossing into Canada by rocket

An American stuntman is planning to launch himself across the Detroit River from Wyandotte, Michigan near Detroit to LaSalle, Ontario on the Canadian side … while tethered to a rocket. I know what you’re thinking … when it comes to crossing the Canada/US border with the maximum amount of speed – most of us would […]

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Nameless, shameless New York City snowstorm

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Nameless, shameless New York City snowstorm

If you watched CNN earlier last week you would have thought it was the ginormous giant King Kong himself descending upon New York City instead of a winter storm. They opened with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio instructing his citizens to stay home. Then he closed the New York subway system and called […]

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Dogs riding the bus … alone!

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Several months ago Jeff Young and his black lab were waiting at their bus stop in the suburb of Belltown when the bus pulled up. Jeff needed a little more time to finish his smoke. Anxious to roughhouse with her mates, the lab bolted onto the bus and went to the dog park on her […]

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