Deb Joanne (with an ‘e’) talks about her favourite character*.

In case you missed my first post here, where I introduced myself, let me reiterate: I am Canadian. What that means, is that at one point or another, myself and every female I know has read Anne of Green Gables (and some of the males have, too– I had an interesting conversation with my office’s Shred-It guy last week about how he read it in high school).  And since the…

Monday, September 12, 2011

The Astonishing Lure of Monsieur Boisvert by Deb Tish

I had no idea what to write about today, since, like Anna, I don’t spend much time pondering men’s receding hairlines. Then my 14-year-old son came home and asked for help with his French project. He had to summarize a black-and-white-illustrated lesson book and needed help translating into English. Here’s the story. Two baby-faced French-Canadian boys, Paul and André, travel to Europe, buy Eurailpasses and wind up in France. André loses his passport…

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

An Unfoodie Thanksgiving by Deb Tish

My name is Tish Cohen and I am an Unfoodie. I am completely devoid of culinary instincts and can practically guarantee that no one in Canada messed up yesterday’s Thanksgiving dinner worse than I did. Should you, too, be an Unfoodie wishing to muck up a family occasion of your very own, read on.   To really blow it big time, it’s best to ignore your Foodie sister’s plea for a farm-fresh turkey…

Tuesday, October 10, 2006