Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,300 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Theme: 2014; Week: Jan 2-8/15

It’s fun to look back at the past 52 weeks when this time of year rolls around. There are several 2014 movies that have made their way onto the IMDb top 250, but these are the top 3. And please, NO SPOILERS … Continue reading

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Your Toy Story Too

A basic need that we all have it to be heard. When Joy and I had a miscarriage back in 2003 we went through a time of conflicting and overwhelming emotions. I can remember that telling someone my story was the … Continue reading

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Theme: Toy Stories; Week: Dec 26 – Jan 1/15

Very few people don’t like the Toy Story series, and most can tell you the one they like the best. I for one have a hard time picking one. Even the second one stands up against the other two extremely well. … Continue reading

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Scrooge: A deeper man than we’d thought

Today when we use the word ‘humbug’ or ‘scrooge’ we mean someone who is stingy. Turns out they had original meanings that can help bring the story even more alive to us. Of course the story is already very much alive to … Continue reading

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Best Movie Scrooge? – Week: Dec 19-25/14

People often talk about their favourite version of the Christmas Carol they like best. In my experience I hear the following ones mentioned most. A big one that is not on this list is Mickey’s Christmas Carol (1983) but I decided to … Continue reading

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My Own Christmas Special!

If I could make my own Christmas special, here’s how it would go: It would begin with a log cabin almost buried in snow in a small fir tree glen on a Maritime countryside with a chimney lightly puffing out … Continue reading

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