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Is It Time to Rewire the Brain?

Neuroplasticity Watching the CBC’s “Nature of Things” last night, I was amazed at the healing improvements for most of the people featured in the program. But it’s not a new idea, I’ve even hinted at it before, here. The two … Continue reading

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It’s an Old, Old, Old, Old Story: Atlantis and the Continental Drift

Pangea I was watching a replay of ‘The Search for Atlantis’ episode of “The UnXplained” on the History Channel last night: it was discussing (yet again) about all the theories of how Atlantis disappeared beneath the waves in the ancient … Continue reading

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Sorry, I Don’t Want to Spend Another Minute in This Bog

Longmire (2012-2017) We started watching this Netflix series on the recommendation of Susan’s brother, a retired RCMP constable living in Alberta (where he worked during his career). This show is right up his alley: a police (sheriff) procedural in Wyoming, … Continue reading

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Mystery: It was a Dark and Stormy Night…

Roswell Incident (July 2, 1947) The History Channel has a new take on this (by now) very old, and very debunked, episode in UFO history. Part I was shown last night, and I listened very carefully for any ‘different’ clues. … Continue reading

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A British Term that has Foreigners Scratching their Heads

Don’t Get into a Tiswas “Today Is Saturday: Watch And Smile” This was a children’s television program on ITV between 1974 and 1982. I never saw it. tiswas in British English (ˈtɪzˌwɒz) NOUN a state of anxiety, confusion or excitement Collins English Dictionary The … Continue reading

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When You’ve Got Nothing, You’ve Got Nothing to Lose

New Amsterdam (2018 – Present) New Amsterdam follows Dr. Max Goodwin as he becomes the medical director of one of the United States’ oldest public hospitals, aiming to reform the neglected facility by tearing up its bureaucracy to provide exceptional … Continue reading

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I Saw an Angel, Of That I’m Sure

You’re Beautiful (2004) My life is brilliantMy love is pureI saw an angelOf that I’m sureShe smiled at me on the subwayShe was with another manBut I won’t lose no sleep on that‘Cause I’ve got a plan You’re beautifulYou’re beautifulYou’re … Continue reading

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It’s Like “Northern Exposure” but Without the Humour

Virgin River We starting binge-watching this series on Netflix last night. Almost immediately I got the “Northern Exposure” vibe. But, to be honest, this one is more like a Hallmark movie. The mountains in the background weren’t fooling me: the … Continue reading

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Image of the Interfaith Beliefs of an Afterlife

Lost Finale: “The End” – Stained Glass Window It was an inspired bit of theatre: having a stained glass window displaying six symbols of the world’s main religions. No doubt the producers wanted to be inclusive of all faiths when … Continue reading

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How a Jingle had to Adapt to Change

Cellino and Barnes I knew that these two lawyers were not getting along for years, but I never grasped how far it had gone wrong until last year. Until then, the Buffalo TV channels were still running their joint advertisements. … Continue reading

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