Category Archives: Uncategorized

No, we never really, fully know one another.

Even the closest of family, friends, co-workers, and others.We only see and know the outside, exterior, or behavioral aspects–that which we can experience, even intuitively, as much as we do and can.And our inner experiences and selves are always deeper, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Poe, Corman, and Price

The American International Series directed by Roger Corman and starring Vincent Price (*unless otherwise indicated): 1960 The Fall of the House of Usher 1961 The Pit and the Pendulum 1961 Tales of Terror 1962 The Raven 1962 The Premature Burial … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

“Ah, but I was so much older then,

I’m younger than that now.”–Bob Dylan, “My Back Pages”

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Halloween Classic Book & Movie

A mentally sensitive woman comes with three others to stay in a house with a haunted reputation. Is the woman mentally disturbed or is she psychic? Is the house haunted or is the protagonist just imagining it? Is there a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Ravi Shankar: Even his tutorials

were transcendent trips and soul-clearing workouts. I listened to this with negative capability at 5 a.m., and experienced inner peace and blissful tiredness by the end. You also learn the basics of sitar music along the way as he periodically … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Other than non-vaxxing medical exemptions,

ornery non-vaxxers don’t care about themselves, their friends, families, and children and are personally prepared to risk or spread serious illness, hospitalization or death. Vaxxers, on the other hand, respect the rights of others to live safely and have the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Murray’s Last Run

(ye olde Bannatyne School with kids at the top of the front steps.) In grade 5, Mrs. Shaw’s class was studying Canadian history and she initiated a virtual run from Winnipeg to Vancouver. If you wished–on recess, before class, and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

With many nurses leaving and not

returning to the profession, provincial governments are trying to import more nurses. Quebec is even advertising in several other countries. (I imagine some people will come for the chance of better living conditions and higher salaries. If bonuses are offered, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

My ‘Son’ Alphonso

or so it seemed a while back when a mysterious envelope turned up on my front step apparently for me. I eventually opened it up to find that some agent 3 hours away thought Alphonso lived here! (One look at … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Imagine trolling Queen E, 95,

for using a cane she needs to walk. No, no one is given any respect anymore, especially eminent personages. There are, no doubt, crazy ‘politically correct’ Canadians out there who would like to pour a can of red paint over … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment