Beach at Port Hope Ontario, Sept. 21 2018.Read More 16 seconds of summer
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 […]Read More Reelin’ in the Years – 1998
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 […]Read More Our Lady of Lourdes
Originally published in 2007 at Earthpages before we migrated to WordPress The other night Turner Classic Movies ran a wonderful 1930’s production called The Sign of the Cross. Basically it’s about early Christians being hunted down and persecuted in the Roman empire. Toward the end, the film gives a dramatic portrayal of the power of […]Read More Sign of the Cross – Sign of the times?
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. 🙂Read More Go with the flow
I’ve been restoring old computers and learning more about the ins and outs of software and especially hardware. I’ve always enjoyed software but never used to be a hardware person at all. And I thought I never would be. So the only “operation” I did with old computers was remove the HD before tossing them […]Read More Watch Married to the Mob and other golden greats… free!
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 […]Read More Heath Immortalized
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 […]Read More Pixels – DVD Review