“You only live once. But if you work it right, once is enough.” Joe E. Lewis, Comedian 1902-1971 SPRING 2008 8 Singer Pandora Topp keeps her performances fresh and appealing. Writer Todd Robson discovers what makes Topp tick. Photographer: James Hodgins Hair: Christianna Burke from Angela Marie’s Hair Studio COVER STORY To see Pandora’s YouTube video, visit www.youtube.com and type in Café Piaf in the search engine. FEATURES 12 PEOPLE 14 DECOR 19 23 “Record” stores are disappearing across Canada, but Tony Anselmo’s Record on Wheels maintains a solid customer base. A couple with Sudbury roots returns home from southern Ontario with definite ideas about decorating their dream home. 26 FOOD 31FOOD Chocolate is not kids’ stuff. This serious soul food is seductive. 42 HEALTH 45PETS Yoga is much more than a system of physical exercise for health. It is an ancient path to spiritual growth. Bob Wygant is baking bread at La Boulangerie Du Village and cooking up ideas for Downtown Sudbury. Wine and spirits columnist Jamie Kensley helps readers discover the world. The unpredictable spring weather in Northern Ontario requires womenon-the-go to own a closet full of coats and jackets. Last spring’s recall of pet food has raised pet owners concerns about what to feed Toby and Tabby. For golfers there are only two seasons: winter and golf season. Ida Sauve started teaching dance when she was just 12. In May, her students, past and present, are throwing her a 50th anniversary party. AT HOME Patio is Spanish for back garden or backyard. Today’s sophisticated patios are outdoor living spaces. 32 DRINK 47 PASSIONS 51ARTS GARDENING 36 FASHION Landscape designer James St. John has advice for people who can’t wait to get growing.