Category Archive: Ephemerata

Summer Of My Discontent and that’s all that will be said about that, here. Advertisements

Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day to those who are, or are remembering… My dad went work to work at 15 (general shop work and building wooden car bodies for what was then Fisher Body, eventually… Continue reading

The Corrs redux, and Lucie Jones, too.

ScoittSince Easter weekend is about resurrection, the theme generally, can have more earthly significance too. My contribution tonight is a concert by the Corrs, ca 1999. The reason I’ve put this up, is… Continue reading

Shabu Shabu

One of the things i have been doing since I retired is exploring different kinds of cuisine. More specifically, cuisine that may created at home (or wherever), is typically done alfresco, and is… Continue reading

So You Think You Can Fly A Kite?

Can you do this? :) This is Spencer Watson of in the 12th Annual Windless Kite Festival, January 18, 19, and 20 2013. AKA Open Individual Indoor Unlimited competition. He’s flying a… Continue reading

So I thought I’d try out a new kite…

So who doesn’t like to go kite flying on a warm spring day in May…? Not to miss a great May day, I got up early, early, and headed to one of my… Continue reading

Fireworks display – from the inside

If you didn’t get to see any fireworks this Canada Day or Independence Day, Jos Stinglingh can offer you a unique view, shot with his DJI Phantom quadcopter in May. For more about… Continue reading

Castle Episode 5×24, Season Finale, WATERSHED Review: The Magic of Marlowe

[Blog note: I’ve captured this post in the event it disappears from the web. The title link below takes you to the original page. I plan to refer to it in a later… Continue reading

Ground Control to Major Tom…er, Cmdr Chris…

At the conclusion of his stint as commander of the International Space Station, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield signs off with a slick and fitting send-off prior to taking the somewhat hazardous return trip… Continue reading

Bravo Zulu, Lillymae

Every pilot’s once-in-a-lifetime event! In a glider! In a dress! 14. Not old enough to drive. BZ LillyMae! (Nicely done with the slip on landing, too, like an old hand.

Castle and Beckett – Caskett! And the ‘extraordinary’ Stana Katic.

Catching up on this series after being unable to watch it for the first three seasons, all I can say is, wow. I wondered out loud back in May of last year whether… Continue reading

Top Secret

You may have seen drum corps before, especially if you live in the US, but you likely haven’t seen this. Out of Basel, Switzerland, the Top Secret Drum Corps:


No, it doesn’t have anything to do with women…

Riverdance: The beginning

For years, I remain entranced by the dance prowess of Jean Butler, the orignal female lead in the Riverdance irish dance phenemonon (video below) that captivated audiences around the world for the sheer… Continue reading

Lazy day on the slopes…:)