Real Writing Reflections

Fairly recently, I attended a comedy show at a local club. Once in a while it is worth going to see someone try to deliver the goods live on stage. The mid-card comedian bombed very badly. So badly that they were booed off the stage. The material wasn’t working and the audience responded swiftly. I […]

September Solitudes and Labour Day

Here again September Even writing the name of the month on paper or screen brings a smile to my face. The very thought of the approaching fall is refreshing. I’ve written about it on these pages and elsewhere. As a subject it never gets tiring. The changing weather. The changing season. Life really beginning as […]

Tell Cancer to Go Suck a Lemon

When a friend’s Mom/Business Partner passed away from Ovarian Cancer, she posted a heart-wrenching video with an idea. It was during the time of the ice-bucket challenge. The videos of ice water being poured on people raised awareness, and money, in the fight against ALS. It was noted recently that  As her video went on […]

Movie Rental Retail Winds Down Further

No one likes to see the end of an era. Especially for something blissfully positive like the retail movie rental business. The pending closure of Halifax, Nova Scotia’s “Video Difference” has brought up talk of the evolution in the business again. Video Difference does not seem bitter about it. Instead of complaining about the state […]

The Grand Mother of Grand Central

This picture speaks more than a thousand words. It could represent the book cover of an entire collection of conversations and general memories I’ve had with my Dad’s parents. The long side yard that took up the majority of their property was many things. It was a yard to run and play in. It was […]

Summer Scenes

The warmth of the sun radiates on the house. A few fans and a curtain keep the heat from chasing me out of my home office.  If I were to describe the current summer scenes, they would all contain adjectives relating to the heat and humidity. Compared to last year, it seems to be a […]