“Love in the 21st Century” – Neon Trees

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My newest favorite song is Love in the 21st Century by Neon Trees! It’s such a happy tune, but misleadingly so, since the lyrics speak about a tumultuous relationship. No matter, I’m loving… Continue reading

Brian Ruckley

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Loss alone is but the wounding of a heart; it is memory that makes it our ruin. – Brian Ruckley

Miss Saigon 25th Anniversary Gala Video

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I was so moved by this video I had to share it. This is from Miss Saigon’s 25th Anniversary Gala performance. I’m so incredibly proud of the Pinoy stars – Rachelle Ann Go,… Continue reading

“Away with your impertinent conclusions!” – Downton Abbey 5×03

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Lady Mary’s “sketching” trip with Lady Portsmouth aka Lord Gillingham is almost over. The police are nosing around the Abbey again, pursuing the lead of the surprise witness for Green. Things are looking… Continue reading

Lili and The Story of Three Loves (1953)

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Every once in a while I get a case of the “classics” – classic movies, that is. It usually happens when I stumble across something interesting on TCM while channel surfing, and 3… Continue reading

Chicken Creme Crepes and Spanish Sardine Pasta

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Here are two more of my family’s favorite dishes. Chicken Creme Crepes in Red Meat Blanket started out as a Noche Buena, or Christmas Eve, dish. It became such a hit that we… Continue reading

Geronimo: A Tribute to the Eleventh Doctor

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The moment I heard the song “Geronimo” by Sheppard, I thought it was tailor-made for the Eleventh Doctor. So my niece forced pushed encouraged me to do this video montage – with her… Continue reading

“There’s nothing more ill-bred than trying to steal the affections of someone else’s dog!” – Downton Abbey 5×02

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Downton Abbey is really back, y’all. Episode 2 had everything I loved about Downton Abbey. It was well-paced, with all the characters’ stories explored further. We are back to genuinely caring about the… Continue reading

I Need A Doctor

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Oh Doctor, Doctor, Doctor. Apparently we’re now at the halfway point for this season of Doctor Who. What is happening? What is happening? Have I become an entitled, spoiled fan? Am I expecting… Continue reading

“Principles are like prayers.” – Downton Abbey 5×01

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Downton is back, you guys. There are some shenanigans about a war memorial which make the poor old Earl feel unwanted.  Lady Edith visits her daughter at the tenant farmer’s house so often,… Continue reading

Flower Power

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Jeter and his Endless Goodbye

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By now everyone and his mother knows that Derek Jeter is retiring from baseball. And you don’t even have to be a fan to know this, because practically every media outlet has drilled… Continue reading

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Be still, sad heart, and cease repining; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining; Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life some rain must fall. – Henry Wadsworth… Continue reading

4:John Paul George Ringo – Free EP

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What is up with iTunes lately, being all generous and shit? First U2, now The Beatles? Happy days. iTunes has released a FREE 4-song EP of The Beatles’ solo work. It’s an appetizer… Continue reading

A Series Of Unfortunate Events

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Oh, the irony. I shot the photo above while in line to rebook our tickets for our cancelled flight. This, after waiting 6 hours to find out if we were flying or not.… Continue reading

No Sound Without Silence – The Script

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You know that feeling you get when you listen to a brand new song and you immediately fall in love with it? That’s how I felt listening to The Script’s new album. It’s… Continue reading

Ontario Cup Champs!

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In other news, my nephew’s football team just won the U16 Ontario Cup! And, he set up the winning goal. Yay! We watched the match on the Ontario Soccer Association website, which livestreamed… Continue reading

“I’m against the hugging!” – Doctor Who 8×04 Listen

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Ugghhh. I have so many feelings about this episode I was compelled to write about it. Things I loved: Capaldi Capaldi Capaldi. LOVE him! I think I said that to the Whovian coven… Continue reading

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