Monthly Archives: April 2012
I can’t help it. Sometimes I worry about what the future holds for my kids. I think they’re in the toughest circumstances of any previous generation.
Starting out for them will be hard. College and university tuition rates are the highest they’ve ever been. The cost of living is also… Continue reading
Last night’s American Idol was the performance show for the top six contestants. Among the great performances, there were a couple of favorites.
I was fighting back tears of emotion through my favorite of the night, Jessica Sanchez’ performance of ‘Dance with My Father’. I don’t usually come to tears,… Continue reading
After school today, Stuart excitedly told me to go online to the Youtube.com site because there were a couple of videos I “just had to see.”
He always has enjoyed his ‘Science and Technology’ class and now I can see why. His teacher had shown these videos showcasing present and… Continue reading
As one who has suffered from joint and muscle pain for several years, I am always on the lookout for pain relief solutions.
Recently I’ve noticed that when I eat better – less sugar and preservatives, more fresh and natural foods – and stay hydrated, there is a significant reduction… Continue reading
I owned an HP netbook mini until I gave it to my son as a Christmas present this past Christmas.
Early last fall, the cord to the AC Adapter had become frayed and worn and I spent hours on the internet looking for the specific adapter for my netbook.… Continue reading
Raffi Torres of the Phoenix Coyotes has been suspended for 25 games, effectively ending this season for him after a blatantly illegal hit on Marian Hossa of the Chicago Blackhawks during game 3 of their playoff series.
I have repeatedly expressed my concern about the level of violence in the… Continue reading
As a result of the posting of a video of a reckless, speeding motorcyclist on Youtube , tips were received from the public and Saanich police seized the motorcycle and charged the suspected 25-year old male driver and his mother.
After matching scratches on the bike with those visible in… Continue reading
Last night on American Idol, everyone seemed to find their own. Even Hollie Cavanagh, who has been struggling, put together great performances. She’s finally learned how to quit ‘thinking’ and start emoting – definitely connecting to the audience.
The talent this year is so good that I really had to… Continue reading
It’s so nice to watch the Sedin brothers playing together again. As the one commentator so aptly put it, “Henrik’s had no one to play with”.
Right now, it’s the last 3 minutes of the final period and the Canucks are ahead 3-1 (know on wood). It’s been a treat… Continue reading
Joe Blow: It’s Stupid to Risk Your Own Skin at Extreme Speeds – Especially When You’re Putting Someone Else at Risk!
An open letter to Joe Blow,
I don’t know who you are, but someone out there does, and mark my words the RCMP will know before too long. I took a look at this video of you speeding on the Island Highway on Vancouver Island, BC at up to 299… Continue reading