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Grillades – A Love Story

The irresistible siren song of the grillades lured me today to St. Zotique, where I enjoyed a double helping of that most delightful regional delicacy and got to meet the new(ish) owners of Resto-Bar Karlyn (formerly Chez Grand-Man), Karlyn and

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Neither Snow Nor Rain Nor COVID-19…

Okay, so the headline is stolen from the US Postal Service credo, but it’s appropriate for today’s winning entry in our My COVID Quarantine contest. Canada Post mail carrier Craig Nolan of Hudson sent us a picture of his postal

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“I’ll See You On The Beach!”

Congratulations to Kevin Simpson – our latest winner in the My COVID Quarantine contest. “Preparing for my first visit to Oka Beach!” says Kevin of this get-up. He wins a $25 gift from Poutineville Vaudreuil and qualifies for the grand

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The Monster At Mirabel

Thanks to Steve Nardini for the heads up on an aviation spectacle at Mirabel Airport, where the largest aircraft in the world landed yesterday morning, laden with personal protective equipment for the battle against COVID-19. As per Steve’s Facebook post,

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Quarantine, Irish-Style

Congratulations to Pat Oliphant, our latest winner in the My COVID Quarantine contest. Says Pat: “This is my quarantine photo from my home in Vaudreuil. At the time, I was fully quarantining as I had got back from Florida just

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Another Jewel 106.7 Pandemic Prize Winner

Congratulations to Sharon Weiner – the latest winner in the Jewel 106.7 My Covid Quarantine contest. Sharon is the Artistic Director at the Hudson Dance Center and has been teaching classes online during the coronavirus lockdown. “I never would I

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Where Did Those 30 Years Go?

Self-indulgent, I know, but my eldest turned 30 this week, so Tom and I called Lauren Joy Bird on Facebook Messenger to wish her a happy birthday and talk about the easing of coronavirus confinement in Paris, where she lives

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Long Live The (Dairy) Queen

It seemed appropriate that on a May day that brought snow flurries, the Bird boys should visit the Dairy Queen for a Blizzard this past Saturday. The weather might not have been ideal, but a spring visit to the DQ

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Operation Dessert Storm

The hits just kept coming for the Jewel 106.7 morning show this week. A day after Richard from Les Aliments M&M in Vaudreuil brought us cheesecake and Nanaimo balls, Stefan Faucher from Sucrerie de la Montagne dropped by with an

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Breakfast of Champions

As long time advocates of breakfast dessert and dessert for breakfast, Tom and I were delighted when Richard from Les Aliments M&M Vaudreuil dropped by this week with a cheesecake variety pack and Nanaimo balls (which are not as vulgar

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Run For Your Life

It’s like something out of a bad monster movie. Giant Asian insects called murder hornets have made their way to the west coast of North America, where they’re devastating honeybee farms. According to a New York Times article, murder hornets

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This Event Is The S**t

The Vaudreuil-based horse rescue A Horse Tale is holding a different kind of fundraiser this weekend: a manure drive. A Horse Tale is offering fertilizer in exchange for a donation as part of a two day event May 2 and

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You And Me Both, Karen

Audio from the Ted Bird Morning Show: I’ve had it.

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Happy Birthday, Your Majesty

Happy birthday to this doll – 94 years young today. A favorite photo from royal photographer Chris Jackson. God Save the Queen.

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Translation In The Coronavirus Age

AUDIO from the Ted Bird Morning Show on Jewel 106.7 FM: COVID-19 has been a coming out party for sign language interpreters, whose histrionics during media briefings often cross the line into distraction. Now, the heat is on traditional voice

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