Monthly Archives: July 2016

Pick your movie of the week: China! (Aug 5-11/16)

This past week, and for the next two, our family is hosting John from China. He’s 13 and we all call him John because who really wants to spend 3 weeks listening to Canadians struggle with your name and butcher it in … Continue reading

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A High School Story

One of my favourite memories from my high school years was when a military man picked me up in the air and jumped up and down. But I’m getting ahead of myself… As a teenager I would tell everyone I … Continue reading

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Pick your Movie of the Week: Teen Movies! (July 29-Aug 4/16)

Summers often remind me of my teen years. This week we chose from 4 iconic teen movies. Which one would you pick as Movie of the Week? Rebel Without a Cause (1955) The Breakfast Club (1985) Napoleon Dynamite (2004) Mean … Continue reading

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I do not support the fight against breast cancer

Yes, I do think that having breast cancer would be a horrible thing, and yes I do hope that people inflicted with it will find healing. But I won’t support any fundraisers or drives focusing on that disease. This week I … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Will Ferrell! (July 22-28/16)

For the last 25 years the one actor who I think was able to capture the hearts and laughs of the most people would be Will Ferrell. The following are my favourite movies of his, aside from Elf (2003), which I left … Continue reading

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The Karate Kid and the Polish Woman

Mr. Miyagi arriving just in time to save Daniel is one of my favourite scenes in all of cinema. I remember rewinding and watching that scene a second time when watching the movie with friends back in the mid-80’s. And within that … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: 1984! (July 15-21/160

This month the new Ghostbusters movie is coming out. I haven’t heard much positive about it, but hopefully it will exceed expectations. The original is one of those classic 80’s movies that we all know and love, and it was … Continue reading

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