Screen Time: The Real Deal

Recently I had an eye exam. When asked “How many hours a day do you spend on the computer?” I jokingly said “24.” The ophthalmologist looked genuinely concerned so I estimated 8. Still the concern! It gave me pause, though. I

Screen Time: The Real Deal

Recently I had an eye exam. When asked “How many hours a day do you spend on the computer?” I jokingly said “24.” The ophthalmologist looked genuinely concerned so I estimated 8. Still the concern! It gave me pause, though. I

Film Fandom

I could never name and count all the books I’ve ever read. But how about movies? With a wink to my readers under 35, here’s a brief history of my experiences with movies: As a child, I watched a handful

Film Fandom

I could never name and count all the books I’ve ever read. But how about movies? With a wink to my readers under 35, here’s a brief history of my experiences with movies: As a child, I watched a handful

Accounting for: April

I spent half of this month with Falling Slowly playing over and over in my head after seeing a theatre production of Once. I could tell half the audience hadn’t seen the movie because they were stunned by the ending!

Accounting for: April

I spent half of this month with Falling Slowly playing over and over in my head after seeing a theatre production of Once. I could tell half the audience hadn’t seen the movie because they were stunned by the ending!

The Just-for-Me Book Club: New Reviews

For the Just-for-Me Book Club, I solicited book recommendations from bloggers and commenters who visit here often. I had 24 books to look forward to – the following books are numbers 8, 9 and 10! First up, I read I Am

The Just-for-Me Book Club: New Reviews

For the Just-for-Me Book Club, I solicited book recommendations from bloggers and commenters who visit here often. I had 24 books to look forward to – the following books are numbers 8, 9 and 10! First up, I read I Am

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Facebook Art Project

Over the winter, a Facebook friend inspired me to post an artwork. I got carried away and researched an artwork to post every day for 50 days. I loved learning more about art and artists! They were all 20th and

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Facebook Art Project

Over the winter, a Facebook friend inspired me to post an artwork. I got carried away and researched an artwork to post every day for 50 days. I loved learning more about art and artists! They were all 20th and

Accounting for: March

In March I was: Working I filled in for more than 4 weeks at another work site and only returned to my old job this week. I really enjoyed the change. I had been nervous going back because I had

Accounting for: March

In March I was: Working I filled in for more than 4 weeks at another work site and only returned to my old job this week. I really enjoyed the change. I had been nervous going back because I had

Just Because

New car at our house. Not, strictly speaking, needed. Shall I justify? When Rom arrived in Canada in 2010, he immediately bought a car; I already had one. We both expected to use our own cars for daily commuting in

Just Because

New car at our house. Not, strictly speaking, needed. Shall I justify? When Rom arrived in Canada in 2010, he immediately bought a car; I already had one. We both expected to use our own cars for daily commuting in