Why you should never ignore your blog…

Once again, I have been participating in that favourite November pastime, Nanowrimo, and so have been a little lax in the posting to this blog. It took a call from CBC Daybreak Montreal to wake me up and make me take a minute out of busily writing a crappy first draft to write this. BecauseContinue reading “Why you should never ignore your blog…”

Buffy instead of Bella? Yes please

My daughters came back from their trip to Victoria asking to watch Buffy the Vampire Slayer. After hesitating for a moment (knowing that the only thing that has scared them in the past has been movies with bad production values) I borrowed the first few discs from my library. After watching a couple of episodes,Continue reading “Buffy instead of Bella? Yes please”

Vampires, Politics and Millenials=conservatism?

I know what you’re thinking. Someone’s been sucking a little too hard and fast on the whiskey bottle. But I swear, no. Really. Just hear me out, for crying out loud! I just finished Breaking Dawn , the fourth book in the Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight saga. Now I’ve written about this series before, back inContinue reading “Vampires, Politics and Millenials=conservatism?”

It makes you ponder…

Valentine’s day. Yeah, yeah, I know I’m late. But that is what happens when you get stuck in four and a half hours of school meetings the night before- suddenly you don’t feel like celebrating love. Quite the opposite in fact. Of course, one could take poor old St. Val’s martyrdom and our sadistic/masochist needContinue reading “It makes you ponder…”