Reelin’ in the Years – 1998

So it’s 1998 and I’m 36 years old. I’m still living in Ottawa, in a slightly rundown apartment beside the Union Mission. I’m getting pretty used to hearing street people making noise because, well, I live right beside them. One night I had to call the cops because a big guy was pounding on my door […]

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Our Lady of Lourdes

Over the holidays TCM broadcast an old film about Bernadette, the young village woman who allegedly saw the Blessed Virgin Mary at Lourdes. It was a good film. Made me think about the whole thing. Here’s a pic of a Catholic church named after all that. Related articles The Immaculate Conception – Apparitions of the […]

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Go with the flow

Some kid left their beach ball on the beach. Video zooms in after a few secs… Last night about 100 miles East of Toronto, Lake Ontario. I might go into YouTube and rename this Go With the Flow. After all, wind isn’t really caused by gravity but by atmospheric pressure. 🙂

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Heath Immortalized

I don’t go to theatre movies too often. I much prefer my own space, pausing the show if it gets boring or if I want to get a snack. But I did see Heath Ledger’s last film. It was a Batman something-or-other. I can’t keep track of the Batman films. I liked the 60s TV […]

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Pixels – DVD Review

Last night I returned some library material to a branch that I don’t visit too often. Browsing the DVD section I saw a fresh copy of Pixels. I’d been curious about it, so checked it out. I was drawn into the film fairly quickly. Being about 20 yrs in 1982, where the movie begins, it […]

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