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We Are Being Warned: But Are We Listening?

neXt (2020) This television series premiered on FOX (in the States) and Global (in Canada) last night. Notice the X in the title. What have I told you before about “X”? *Warning, warning!* Here’s a synopsis of the show, from … Continue reading

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A Hitch Hiker through our Galaxy

Douglas Adams (March 11, 1952 – May 11, 2001) I mentioned the other day that Adams died before 9-11. Was that his personal exit strategy? Or was it sprung on him from outside the galaxy? It’s intriguing, isn’t it? So … Continue reading

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“Getting Old is a Gift” Grandpa Eddie

Jumanji: The Next Level We came to see this one last night, two month’s late. It’s been almost that long since we last went with our granddaughter, Brigitte. This time, her Auntie Zanna was visiting from the U.K., so that … Continue reading

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He Just Wanted to Fly

One Last Joyride The SeaTac (Seattle-Tacoma International Airport) baggage handler who decided to take an empty Alaskan Airline Horizon Q400 turboprop aircraft for a test ride last Friday said he didn’t need much help flying it because he’d played a … Continue reading

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Ready Player One: Film or Movie?

  Less than a week to go now I was reading a interview that Steven Spielberg gave about this upcoming extravaganza. He used the terms ‘film’ and ‘movie’ in a way that I hadn’t thought about before. His point was … Continue reading

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

I was reminded of this interactive computer program while discussing our first desk top computer (an Apricot) with my youngest daughter. The exact point of the discussion was the place where most people get stuck. Rosanna said the choice that … Continue reading

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A Sense of Wonder (fragment)

If you have a detective nature, You will find so much to trace: The words on the page are your Clue that there‚Äôs more than just a face, Staring back from the computer screen; You need only search through history … Continue reading

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Playing the Game of Life to the End

Ready Player One “In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he’s jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade’s devoted his life to studying the … Continue reading

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