The last week or so has brought major flooding to Ottawa and environs. I was able to spend a bit of time helping out around the city. It has been amazing to see so many volunteers doing whatever they can to help. It seemed to me to be at just the right level of order/disorder. […]
Bell bragging about not having rich shareholders or paying out large dividends. March 4 1929 Ottawa Citizen
We saw this as part of the Ottawa International Animation Festival. It’s really good. And ’tis the season.
As well as copying in old posts that may be still of interest I am thinking of more regular writing here. I assume that if I don’t link to this site from Facebook or Twitter it will never be found other by anyone other than spam bots. This may serve me just fine.
I have spent the last few weeks thinking a lot about the upcoming anniversary. January 8th has loomed large in my mind for a while now. I have thought a lot about being sad and grieving and what life looks like without Laurie Kingston. I think I have come to some understanding of sadness and […]
From “The hub and the spokes ; or, The Capital and its environs” (1904) Author: Gard, Anson A. (Anson Albert), 1849-ca. 1915 Page 113
A summer well spent!
Sacha and some very talented friends made a video for Joel Plaskett’s Tough Love from “Scrappy Happiness”. This is for a contest. Please ‘like’ it on YouTube! It’s great!
Thanks to cleaning out some of my mother’s house we now have a working turntable and a bunch of old vinyl. Over the last few months the teenager of the house has stared to collect new vinyl. Mostly singles from current bands, plus some older stuff. Over the last few days we’ve been listening to […]