Tag Archives: Wasaga Beach

The toughest girl alive

Candace Hogan died from cancer in 2016, at the age of 54. Known professionally as Candye Kane and she lived up to the title of her 2000 album, The Toughest Girl Alive. I found that disc seven years later at … Continue reading

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Canadian Graffiti

The ads for American Graffiti posed the question, Where were you in ’62? I was living the first year of my life but a dozen years later my folks took me to see American Graffiti at the Birchcliff Theatre in … Continue reading

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Abe Vigoda wants to know if you want another beer

I’ve spent a few hours…okay, many, many hours…in sports bars, clubs and beachfront bars but back in my college days I was not served by lovely young ladies named Chelsea, Kelsie, Jordon, Taylor, Emilie, Megan, Meaghan, Brooke, Leah, Jenna, Joy, … Continue reading

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The Toughest Girl Alive

In the summer of 2007, I bought an album by a singer I’d never heard of, at a store that is long gone, The CD Shuffle in Wasaga Beach. The owner commented on my purchase. “She used to be in … Continue reading

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