Ancestry is a funny thing. Or at least, that's the feeling I get from reading different articles on Facebook. I know, I know. I should know better, but I don't. I can't help myself. I see an interesting headline, and I click on it. Feel free to judge me if you wish, but I also… Continue reading Do You Get Where I’m Coming From?
This morning, crawling through the usual social media sprawl, I ran upon a single image that made me stop for a moment. Now, I don't mind admitting that I stared at it for longer than the other posts I had been looking at. My mind began to wander, and my brain was suddenly thrown into… Continue reading Whispers of the Past
Have you ever wished your life was more exciting? Have you ever looked at someone else and thought, "I wish that could be me?" Do you ever feel like you haven't done anything meaningful with your life? Of course, you have. Everybody has. Does this surprise you? The thought that everybody might be thinking the… Continue reading Your Story
What would you do to save your favourite haunts? Would you fight? Or would you do nothing and let them fade into obscurity? These are the questions I'm asking you today. It should come as no surprise at this point that the restaurant industry has taken a pounding over the last two years. Even more… Continue reading Give a Little, Save a Lot
Here we are. The end of 2021. Finally! Good riddance, right? I hear you.
It doesn't feel much like Christmas. At least, that's how I've been feeling. December seems to have rushed by in a flash. I've only managed to put up the Christmas tree last week, and now here we are. People just seem constantly tired and irritable. I can't say I'm any better. Maybe it's still COVID,… Continue reading A Silent Night
Remember that scene in Jurassic World? The movie where the giant meat-eating fishy dino jumps out of the pool like a dolphin and eats the shark whole? Pretty cool, right? Yeah... that's probably not what they were like at all. I love the Jurassic World/Jurassic Park franchise, but they really love to embellish quite a… Continue reading Fossils in Focus: Mosasaur
Lest we forget…
A sprig of rosemary, a few cans of vegetable juice, and a pack of homestyle chicken stock pods. That's all I wanted. I'm not asking for much, right? At least, I don't think I am. It's not like this is an unreasonable request. Well, apparently, I was wrong. Last weekend, I went to the grocery… Continue reading Groceries are the Wurst
All Hallows' Eve, or Halloweenas we have come to know, A time of year, in sunswept falland autumn's gracious glow. The leaves are falling from their trees,the skies are darker still. And come this night of fun and fright,the children eat their fill. For if you dress up to impress,much candy shall you get. But… Continue reading All Hallows’ Eve