Play Ball!

It’s been a little cool this last week of vacation. I feel slightly guilty saying that as home is being hit by a blizzard. It’s been nice, just not beach weather, but perfect weather to take in a baseball game.     Safe at second:  

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Confession Time

If you’ve been in Canada the past few weeks or months, you know* that this summer is the last tour for the  Tragically Hip under tragic circumstances. Lead singer Gord Downie announced this spring that he has terminal brain cancer.  Tickets for the most sought after concert series in years sold out in minutes.  …

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On a New “Anne”

Last week YTV aired a new rendition of Anne of Green Gables.  I say a new rendition because a Google search will tell you there has been around 15 versions of the classic novel made into television or movie productions.   I was fully prepared to not like it. For me, the Sullivan Entertainment version will…

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Big Block of Cheese

I recently bought cheese from a friend of a friend as a fund raiser.  Let’s just say it’s significantly larger than a normal block of cheese.  This (of course) made think of “Big Block of Cheese Day” on the West Wing. This is one of my favourite meetings (and incidentally, it freaks me out too).…

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Let’s Play Ball

Last Friday, my sister, brother-in-law, and I decided to go to Toronto to watch a couple of Blue Jays playoff games. We’d chatted a bit about it at the beginning of October, but for some reason Friday it was a bit more serious. We may have still been delirious from the ridiculous 7th inning of…

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