Archive for March, 2010

Strange Idea of Fun

Lisa
A Japanese video game is getting a lot of attention for all the wrong reasons.  It’s called RapeLay.  Can you guess what it’s about? Continue reading

The Story of Anvil

Lisa
This documentary came out about a year ago.  We watched it just recently after a recommendation from a colleague.  It’s a very good movie. Continue reading

Pancake Mania II

Lisa
About a year ago I posted a photo of a banner that was up at my long lost, second cousin Ron Hubbs’ maple syrup operation at Wellington Ontario.  This weekend we went back for the annual pancake extravaganza and the banner... Continue reading

Something to Think About

Lisa
Discussing religion is always dicey.   The fact is, no one can really, truly answer a lot of important questions about the universe and our role in it.  But many people are unable to acknowledge that and some see any discussion... Continue reading

Scrabble in the Dark

Lisa
That’s how we plan to spend Earth Hour tonight from 8:30 to 9:30.  We’ll play Scrabble, the old-fashioned non-electronic kind with tiles and a board, by candlelight. Continue reading

Money Money Money

Lisa
Two lottery winners emerged in London this week. Continue reading

Crash Course in Road Sharing

Lisa
Let me say at the outset that I did not actually witness the accident.  I saw the car fly across the oncoming lanes and onto the grass, stopping just shy of the hedge but I didn’t actually see the impact. ... Continue reading

A Tale of Two Storytellers

Lisa
Recently I had the experience of hearing a news story on one radio station, and then immediately hearing it on another.  This isn’t such a rare thing except the story was told so differently by the two anchors that it was like a slap... Continue reading

What Passes for News

Lisa
In the days of yore, not as long ago as yesteryear and even more recently than back in the day, entertainment news actually had a “news” quality to it. Continue reading

House Proud – Cabin Fever Makeover, The Toronto Sun

Lisa
Once every year, sometime between the groundhog’s annual pop-up and the appearance of spring’s first robin, I wake up with an antsy feeling. Suddenly I have to redecorate something. It’s how my own personal cabin fever manifests itself.  Continue reading