Flashmobs united us : Is a comeback in the offing?
Christmas / Entertainment / Music / People / The Wedge

Flashmobs united us : Is a comeback in the offing?

by theWedge.LIVE ❤️ A New Voice For East Ontario In the last several years people have taken notice, a dark force seeks to divide us all. Women against men. Race against race. Faith against faith. Haves against have nots. Even vegans against meat lovers. We bring our visitors a ray of hope this Christmas 2018. … Continue reading

Break-ups spike before Christmas : Shocking Reason
Christmas / The Wedge

Break-ups spike before Christmas : Shocking Reason

By Philip Anders, Contributor, theWedge.LIVE “She literally texted me, ‘Quick coffee?,” he said. “I had a feeling something was ‘off’ for awhile. This was coffee. And quick? We dined together every weekend, so this text was hollow for 7 o’clock on a Friday.” He had just finished wrapping those tear-drop diamond earrings she fawned-over at … Continue reading

Smiths Falls Christmas Miracle Confirmed
Christmas / Smiths Falls / The Wedge

Smiths Falls Christmas Miracle Confirmed

By MAGGIE M, Editor, Wedgee-in-Chief, theWedge.LIVE ❤️ SHARE THIS MIRACLE click icons at story’s end or copy the URL above and paste. It was December 12, 2016, when the wedge wrote this story (re-posted below.) The story was the most viral on-line ever experienced by the Smiths Falls. The townspeople where inspired. I watched the … Continue reading

Maggie’s Picks: Constellation Necklaces, Little Black Dress, Space Age Pipe
Christmas / Maggie's Picks / Merrickville / Shops / Smiths Falls / The Wedge

Maggie’s Picks: Constellation Necklaces, Little Black Dress, Space Age Pipe

By MAGGIE M, Wedgee-in-Chief, Editor, theWedge.LIVE 🎄 TO SHARE click icons at story’s end The wedge launches “Maggie’s Picks” today–just in time for Christmas 2018. I visited three shops in Merrickville and Smiths Falls and found some catnip. Meow Meow! Do you like our mascot? Her name is Mya (after Maggie’s cat.) WHERE AM I … Continue reading

Wanita and Dan Andress in Christmas “Cookie Operation or Die”
Christmas / Food / Smiths Falls / The Wedge

Wanita and Dan Andress in Christmas “Cookie Operation or Die”

By MAGGIE M, Wedgee-in-Chief, Editor, theWedge.LIVE 💚 TO SHARE click icons at at story’s end, TO SUBSCRIBE go to upper-right column. TO COMMENT go yo upper-right of story It was Friday afternoon at Andress’ Your Independent Grocer. Always a fun place to be. The jokes and stories poured out of customers around the Tasting Hut. … Continue reading

“Super Creepy” Christmas Gifts
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“Super Creepy” Christmas Gifts

Technoob, theWedge.LIVE 🎄 TO SHARE click icons at story’s end. TO SUBSCRIBE go to upper-right column. TO COMMENT go to upper-right of story. Gotta love Mozilla, that wonderful corporation that owns and maintains the world’s best browser–the one that respects privacy–Firefox. If you don’t use it, we suggest you add it, or make it your … Continue reading

Smart Christmas Gifts : Not What You Expect
Christmas / Farming / The Wedge

Smart Christmas Gifts : Not What You Expect

By MAGGIE M, Wedgee-in-Chief, Editor, theWedge.LIVE 🌎 MUST SHARE by clicking icons at story’s end. TO SUBSCRIBE go to upper-right column. TO COMMENT click upper-right of story You probably thought this Christmas story would feature digital devices. They are usually associated with the word “smart.” Nope. This is about your own noggin–real, organic smarts. Smart … Continue reading

It’s Holiday Food Time : “Bang Bang Shrimp” at the Tasting Hut
Christmas / Food / Smiths Falls / The Wedge

It’s Holiday Food Time : “Bang Bang Shrimp” at the Tasting Hut

By MAGGIE M, Wedgee-in-Chief, Editor, theWedge.LIVE 🎄TO SHARE click icons at story’s end. TO SUBSCRIBE go to upper right column. “What are you serving today Steve?,” almost all visitors asked. I was clearly in the presence of a local celebrity. There was no blue-haired lady serving at this tasting event. Steve Akeson is Andress’ Your … Continue reading

Jaw-Dropping Find : Laura’s, The Art of Living and Giving in Cornwall
Christmas / Cornwall / Jaw-Dropping Finds / Shops / The Wedge

Jaw-Dropping Find : Laura’s, The Art of Living and Giving in Cornwall

By MAGGIE M, Wedgee-in-Chief, Editor, theWedge.LIVE 💛 TO SHARE click icons at story’s end. TO SUBSCRIBE go to upper-right column. TO COMMENT go to upper-right of story “PEOPLE tell me frequently ‘there is an energy in this place’, and, ‘they feel so good’,” Kim Sabourin shares modulating her tone. Visitors seem to have convinced her … Continue reading

The Gift of Health: The Great Grass Revelation
Better Health / Christmas / The Wedge / Where to eat

The Gift of Health: The Great Grass Revelation

By MAGGIE M, Editor, the wedge.LIVE ❤️ TO SHARE this story, social buttons like FB are at the end. No, this story is not about medicinal marijuana; but, I am glad you are here. This writer cannot bear to hear of one more acquaintance suffering from chronic or “deadly” diseases. Startlingly, most are young. I … Continue reading

Fantastic Friday : Festival of Lights in Perth
Attractions / Christmas / Lanark County / Music / Perth / What To Do

Fantastic Friday : Festival of Lights in Perth

By MAGGIE M, Editor, thewedge.LIVE ❤️ To Share This Story Scroll to the End and Click Your Buttons This writer attended a fantastic Friday evening in Perth–one filled with immersive sights and sounds beyond my expectations. This event, The Festival of Lights, ushered in the Christmas holidays with a “bang”–literally. On arrival, I struggled with … Continue reading

BLACK FRIDAY Downtown Arnprior : The Big Six
Arnprior / Christmas / Ottawa Valley / Shops / The Wedge

BLACK FRIDAY Downtown Arnprior : The Big Six

BY MAGGIE M, Editor, the wedge.LIVE ❤️ Share buttons like Facebook at story’s end ! Towns and small city retailers in the wedge are responding aggressively to shoppers’ demands for deals this Christmas season. Shopping local has acquired “cachet” over the last few years, thanks to the tireless efforts of town associations and a spirit … Continue reading

Our Pick for Christmas Music – Enjoy these Classics
Christmas / Music / The Wedge

Our Pick for Christmas Music – Enjoy these Classics

In this non-stop playlist, Maggie M’s perennial favorite, The Christmas Song, by Nat King Cole, comes up quickly. This is the song with the lyrics, “chestnuts roasting by the fire.” ENJOY 3 hours of non-stop classic songs from the best performers–and images that change with them. Plug the speakers in and pipe the music through … Continue reading