OK. I’m a child of the fifties, but I grew up through the sixties, seventies and eighties, finally getting married on the cusp of the nineties, but I’ve never been one to enjoy karaoke. All of my musical icons are from the sixties (the Beatles), seventies (Led Zeppelin), eighties (Eurythmics),… Continue reading
Society’s view of male violence against women and children is a matter of presentation and perception.
Jackson Katz has an illuminating way of presenting the issue of male violence against women – and boys – and men.
He illustrated how even our language minimizes the perpetrator’s responsibility and underlines the… Continue reading
I loved his first video ‘Gangnam Style’ as well.
There’s nothing deep or thought provoking about either of these videos. They’re just good, laugh out loud FUN!
I, for one, love the moments when I can just be silly or watch someone else be silly and get a… Continue reading
When ABBA was first starting out, do you think they would have expected that their music would become the phenomenon it did – especially in North America?
I was first exposed to ABBA by a family friend when I was about fourteen, and I was hooked.
Although some might consider… Continue reading
“Yes I Can” tournament: inspirational example of hockey spirit and sportsmanship puts pros to shame.
I’m sure it’s quite noticable that I’ve not had the same interest in hockey this year. Last year, I usually posted something about hockey on average about once per week during the season.
This year, it’s just not the same because the NHL lockout was disheartening. I still watch the… Continue reading
I’m sitting here drinking my first cup of coffee of the day, wiping tears from my face, working to recover my composure after watching this video performance by Shane Koyczan of his own poem, “To This Day” … for the bullied and beautiful. Every once in a while, Stuart posts… Continue reading
I couldn’t resist sharing this. It’s absolutely charming and hilarious.
I hope you all enjoy it as much as I did.
Agnostics like myself might think so. (See video.)
I come from a Catholic, French-Canadian family and there is no further proof of just how entrenched our family was in the Catholic Church than my memories of visiting my grandmother’s home in Quebec and seeing an almost frightening vision… Continue reading
I understand feeling overwhelmed and humiliated, but that doesn’t excuse the behavior of the pitcher (and the other Mexican player(s) who egged him on) for their behavior on the field.
One near hit can be considered an accident, two near misses can be considered an unlikely coincidence, but a third… Continue reading