• 102 FM The Fox, 3 Doors Down, 50 Cent
  • Abba, AC/DC, Adam Beach, Adele, Air Hockey, Alanis Morissette, Al Gore, Alice in Chains, Andy Frost, Apple Cobbler, Archaeology, Arizona, Art, Art Gallery of Ontario, Astronomy, Audioslave, Avril Lavigne
  • Bam Margera, Barrack Obama, Basketball, Bear Creek Singers, Beatles, Beyonce, Big Brother, Biking, Bill Clinton, Billiards, Bingo, Blackjack, Black Sabbath, Blacklodge Singers, Blackstone Singers, Blogging, Blue Jays Games, Blue Rodeo, Boating, Bob Cockburn, Books, Brad Meltzer, Brad Thor, Brazilian Steakhouses, Brett Favre, Bruce Cockburn, Bruno Mars, Bubba the Love Sponge, Buffalo Bills, Buffy St. Marie, Garth Brooks
  • CD ROM Games, Camping, Canada’s Wonderland, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Candy Kisses, Cape Breton, Captain Picard, Carribean Stud, Casinos, Ceremonies, Chamillionaire, Chatting, Cherries, Cherry Cheesecake – New York Style, Chicago, Chicken Wings, Chris Cornell, Christian Island, CITY-TV, Claude McKenzie, Clive Cussler, Coaching, Coca-Cola Zero, Concerts, Copacabana, Cooking, Cozad, Crime Scene Investigation (CSI), The Crocodile Hunter, CSI:Miami, Cuba
  • Dairy Queen, Dancing, Dan Brown, Darien Lake, Date Night, David Baldacci, David Letterman, Days Off, Dean Koontz, Delta Chelsea, Denver Broncos, Destiny’s Child, Dining out, Dixie Chicks, Dominican Republic, Don Henley, Double Beat Songs, Diet Coke, Drive Ins, Driving Fast, Dropbox, Drumming, Drum Socials
  • Edmonton Oilers, E-mail, The Eagles, East Side Marios, Eminem, Eyabay, Evanescence
  • Facebook, Farmers Markets, Film Festivals, Fetty Wap, Fall Out Boy, Farrelly Brothers Fatherhood, Finger Eleven, Fishing, Flea Markets, Florida, Flo Rida, Football (American), Football (Soccer), Fresh Air, Friends, Fringe, Fundraising
  • Galaxy Tab 10.1, Galaxy Note, Genesis, Giles Blunt, Golf, Google, Google Play!, Grapes, Green Bay Packers, Guns n’ Roses, Guitar
  • Hanging with Friends, Harrison Ford, Haircuts, Hand Drumming, Hockey, Horror Movies, Hot Dogs, House (TV show), Howard Stern, High Noon Singers, Hugs
  • ICQ, iPad, iPod, Indian Tacos, Intellectual Conversation, Internet, Iron Maiden, Italian Food
  • J.J. Abrams, Jack Black, Jack Nicholson, Jamming, Jam Night, Jamaica, James Patterson, James Rollins, Jay-Z, Jell-O, Jennifer Lopez, Jeopardy, Jerry Cantrell, Jewel, John Grisham, John Legend, John Lennon, Jokes, Judd Apatow
  • Kanye West, Kashtin, Katy Perry, Kazaa, Keno (3-18-28-29-31-53-68-77) Ken Follett, Kevin Costner, Kid Rock, KISS, Kisses, Kobo, KrispyKreme
  • Lacrosse, Lady Gaga, Laughter, Let It Ride, Limp Bizkit, LinkedIn, Linkin Park, Lobster
  • M.C’ing Pow-Wows, M. Night Shyamalan, Made in Japan: Teriyaki Experience, Maple Leaf Games, Maple Leaf Lounge, Marche Restaurant, Mark Ronson, Marriage, Mandaree Singers, Mandarin Oranges, Mango, Maroon 5, Matchbox-20, McDonalds, Medallion Night Club, Meeting new people, Mennonites, Metallica, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Metro Toronto Zoo, Mexican Food, Mexico, Michael Connelly, Midnite Express, Mitch Albom, MSN Messenger, Ja Rule, Mick Jagger, Kim Mitchell, Moose Steak, Meg Ryan, Minnesota Vikings, Movies, MP3s, Museums, Murray Porter, Mythbusters
  • Nashville, National Museum of the American Indians, Native Musicians, New Clothes, New Software, Newspapers, New York City, New York Rangers, Nickelback, Noodle King, North Bay Bulldogs, North of 60, Northern Cree Singers
  • Obie Trice, Offspring, Orlando, Ozzy Osbourne
  • PC Banking, P. Diddy, Pad Thai, Patricia Cromwell, Patrick Stewart, Paul McCartney, Payday, Pedicures (I call them diabetic footcare), Playing with my children, Pharrell Williams, Photography, Pickeral, Pink Floyd, Pitbull, Poetry, Political Protests, Pow-Wows, Puerto Plata, Puerto Vallarta, Pussycat Dolls
  • Q-107, Queen, Queen Latifah, Quintin Tarentino
  • Radio, Rage Against the Machine, Raven Symoné, Raymond Khoury, Reading, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Red Lobster, Renting DVDs, Rice (my favourite food), Rick Mofina, Robin Cook, Robin Thicke, Robin Williams, Rock 95, Rockline, Rockwylder, Rolling Stones, Romance, Roulette (1-3-5-16-18-21-28-29-31), Round Dance Songs, Royal Ontario Museum, Rush
  • Samsung, Sandra Brown, Sarah McLaughan, Saturday Night Live, Seinfeld, Scrabble, Scuba Diving, Shakespeare, Shopping Malls, Shawarma, Sia, Sirius-XM Satellite Radio, Six Flags, Skating, Skiing, Slot Machines, Slow Dancing, Smithsonian Institute, Snow Crab, Snoop Dogg, Soup, Speeding, Spice Girls, Soundgarden, Sports, SJSH Bears Football, Star Trek: TNG, Steak (New York Striploin, medium rare), Stephen King, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Strawberries, Subway, Sushi, Swimming, System of a Down
  • Taabik Singers, Teaching, Tea Party, Ted Nolan, Telephone Calls, Television, Tenacious D, Tennis, Texas Hold ’em, Thai Food, Theater, The Boyz, The Rock, The Tragically Hip, Theme Parks, Three Fires Midewiwin Lodge, Titanic (the movie), Tom Hanks, Tom Jackson, Tom King, Tool, Toronto, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Track & Field, Travelling, Treats, T-shirts, Twitter
  • Usher
  • Vacation, Van Halen, Video Poker, Visiting First Nations
  • The Wachowskis, Walking, The Walking Dead, Walt Disney World, Water, Watermelon, Wayne Gretzky, Web Design, The Weeknd, Weight Watchers, Whitefish Bay Singers, Whitefish Jrs., Whirlwind Singers, William Shatner, The Who, Writing Music, WWE Wrestling
  • Yahoo Chat, Youtube
  • Zombie Movies


  • Diabetes, Drunk People, Fake People, Oppression, Pay Cheque Deductions, Plastic Pop Bottles, Racism, Speeding Tickets

And Such

  • I do my best to follow the traditional ways of the Anishinabe people.
  • I don’t drink or do drugs but that doesn’t mean I don’t like to have fun. Forever, high on life.


  1. Angels and Demons – Dan Brown
  2. Motorcycle Diaries – Ernesto Che Guevara
  3. Different Seasons – Stephen King
  4. A Time to Kill – John Grisham
  5. The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger

Favorite Films

  1. Titanic
  2. Dances with Wolves
  3. Avatar
  4. Silence of the Lambs
  5. Pulp Fiction
  6. The Godfather
  7. Shawshank Redemption
  8. Rocky
  9. Forrest Gump
  10. Godfather Part 2

Honourable Mentions: Lincoln, Slumdog Millionaire, The Martian, Apocalypse Now!, Boyz n’ the Hood, Schindler’s List, Beauty and the Beast, Wizard of Oz


  1. The Walking Dead
  2. Sons of Anarchy
  3. The Following
  4. Revolution
  5. Fringe
  6. House
  7. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
  8. Mythbusters
  9. Gene Simmons Family Jewels
  10. The Dog Whisperer


I enjoy all types of music including hip-hop, top 40rock, r&b, … however, there are always the classics, which make up my Top 10:

  1. Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin
  2. Band on the Run – Wings
  3. Imagine – John Lennon
  4. Hotel California – Eagles
  5. Ticket to Ride – Beatles
  6. Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
  7. Needle and the Damage Done – Neil Young
  8. Desperado – Eagles
  9. Paradise by the Dashboard Light – Meatloaf
  10. Don’t Get Fooled Again – Who

Top 10 Canadian Songs

  1. Needle & The Damage Done — Neil Young
  2. Up Where We Belong — Buffy Ste. Marie
  3. The Weight — The Band
  4. You Learn — Alanis Morrisette
  5. New Orleans is Sinking — The Tragically Hip
  6. Limelight — Rush
  7. Underwhelmed — Sloan
  8. No Time — The Guess Who
  9. Wheat Kings — The Tragically Hip
  10. The Kings —This Beat Goes on/Switchin’ To Glide


This list is heavily influenced by my passion for the guitar. I’ve been playing since I was a kid, strumming along to everything from Kenny Rogers to Ministry.

  1. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – Beatles
  2. The Wall – Pink Floyd
  3. Greatest Hits Vol. 1 – Eagles
  4. Dark Side of the Moon – Pink Floyd
  5. Hotel California – Eagles
  6. Bat Out of Hell – Meatloaf
  7. Jagged Little Pill – Alanis Morrisette
  8. Harvest – Neil Young
  9. Van Halen – Van Halen
  10. Alive! – KISS


I’ve seen a lot of shows over the years. Here are my favourites.

  1. Kiss, Toronto 1997
  2. Woodstock ’99, Rome, NY, 1999
  3. Eagles, Toronto 1994
  4. Eagles, Toronto 1995
  5. Rush, Toronto 1997
  6. Kashtin, Toronto 1993
  7. Metallica/Guns ‘N Roses, Toronto 1992
  8. Kiss, Toronto 1998
  9. Pink Floyd, Toronto 1994
  10. Rolling Stones, Toronto 1999

Concerts I’ve been to… Black Sabbath, Blue Rodeo, Pantera, GlueLeg, Marilyn Manson, Bush, Kid Rock, the Fugees, Faith No More, Tori Amos, Tragically Hip, Alanah Myles, Tom Cochran & Red Rider, Burton Cummings, Colin James, John Fogerty, Tom Jackson, Days of the New, Rik Emmett, Northern Pikes, Prince, Jerry Cantrell, Tea Party, Tool, Korn, ….. there are probably literally dozens more that I can’t remember.

Pow-Wow Singing Groups

Okay. I’ll join the debate of the best northern singing groups. Visit

  1. Bear Creek Singers (local boys do good)
  2. Northern Cree (always my favorite)
  3. Midnite Express (amazing jams, kickin’)
  4. Eyabay (great songs)
  5. Mandaree Singers (songs I grew up on)
  6. High Noon Singers (Amazing live drum group from Sask.)
  7. Black Lodge Singers (Still kickin’)
  8. Whitefish Bay Singers (traditional songs I grew up on)
  9. The Boyz (Minnesota boyz)
  10. Whitefish Jrs. (Always place well, great sound)

I don’t get out to many big name, competition pow-wows. I’m a homebody who sticks around and supports Ontario community pow-wows. Therefore, here is a special thanks and shout out to all those hometown drums, past and present: Taabik Singers, Anishinabe Weshkeneejig, Whirlwind Singers, Lightening Drum Singers, Morning Star River (MSR), Eagle Flight Singers, Eagle Heart Singers, Snake Island Singers, Otanabee Singers, Smokeytown Singers, LCO Veterans, Whitetail Cree, Poplar Singers, Wikwemikong Drum Committee, All Nations Singers (Jim Windigo) White Frost Sobriety, Medicine Sky Singers, Kitchi Zibi Rini Ramblers & Pikwakanagan Singers, Rice Lake Singers, Wisconsin Dells, Chi-Nodin Singers, Pipestone Creek, Biim-sko-nodin Singers, Bigstone Singers, Medicine Hoop Singers, Otterhead Singers, Rainbow Singers, Chi-geezis Singers, Bell Rock Singers, Chippewa Hill, Young Bucks.