Fasting from Muffins and Memes?

Facebook, Instagram, whatnot. It's fun, I suppose. You can keep in touch with friends and family! (or not, and then that's just hurtful) You can keep up with the news! (I am being sarcastic now) And, of course, you can watch endless short videos of meaningless drivel with the occasional cool or funny thing! My … Continue reading Fasting from Muffins and Memes?

First Ever Reading at the Tantramar Literary Social

March 2017 - Reading at Thunder and Lightning Pub in Sackville , NB Home Wife I got strung out Like laundry whipped and tangled By a strong wind I got wrung out twisted and worn Like clothes in an old washer I was wiped out By a stinking kitchen cloth Smelling like mold I wanted … Continue reading First Ever Reading at the Tantramar Literary Social

Return of the Lost Blogger

I found some old blogs sitting forgotten in drafts. I should leave them there, you say. But I say nay, I will toss them out in the flotsam.  The short ones made me laugh.  Abrupt beginnings, promising so much, and delivering nothing! Forgotten and discarded. Much has happened since I wrote these, but I thought … Continue reading Return of the Lost Blogger

Let’s Go to the Cinema!

I was thinking about The Vogue – still going strong in 2014! The Neptune Drive In is still running and popular as well as our beloved Sackville Film Society. My daughter and I even made it out to an free evening of short films organized by AFCOOP – two of the beautiful films shown that night were actually projected – a 16 mm and a 35mm. See you at he movies!

Notes from a Sinking Isthmus

It was a Sunday afternoon and I could edit my essay on XML in the Library System or take my kids to a matinee at our local film theater, the Vogue Cinema.

I got my priorities settled fairly quickly and grabbed the kids. A half hour on country roads and we are in quiet little Sackville, a town that is very lucky to have its own independently owned film theater.

This month the kids and I have been to a bunch of children’s films, Puss in Boots (very funny) and Johnny English (OK) and yesterday, Happy Feet Two ( cute but the vision of environmental changes in the north can’t help but be a bit depressing).

We are looking forward to the new Tin Tin movie, the Muppet movie and whatever ‘girl flick’ I get to go to with my 19 year old daughter. We don’t go to any other…

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