Monthly Archives: October 2018

His Story Through Her Eyes

Jamestown I caught the first episode of this British series on PBS last night. It seems to be a reasonable facsimile of what life in the 1700’s would have been like in Virginia. (Interestingly, it was almost totally filmed in … Continue reading

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A Digital Version of Heaven?

The Good Place My daughter, Rosanna, suggested that I take a look at this television series. (Each episode is called a “chapter”: the show has 31 chapters, so far.) I’ll have to admit, I’m not a fan. True, I haven’t … Continue reading

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The American Dream: Is It Over?

A discussion in five images = 5,000 words…

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This “Hack” Saw the Truth

About the Saudi Crown Prince Jamal Khashoggi gave his life exposing the Saudi leadership under MBS (the media have decided his initials are enough, now). I asked for some insight into what happened to him, and received this flash of … Continue reading

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The Last Rose?

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Reefer Madness in Canada

Marijuana Now Legal in Canada They should probably change the national anthem now: O Cannabis, our bright and shining weed… Yesterday, pot went on sale┬álegally for recreational use for the very first time. Justine Trudeau fulfilled an election promise made … Continue reading

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On Location with “Anne with an E”

Green Gables (but not as we remember it) These days, if you want to portray a part of Canada in the 1890’s, you need to film in Ontario. It turns out that some of the country in and around Millbrook, … Continue reading

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