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Tormented – 1960 – United States

A famous jazz pianist lives in a Cape Cod island community and is engaged to an attractive wealthy woman. The pianist’s obsessed ex-girlfriend tries to blackmail him into running away with her. 358 more words

United States

Easter Bunny Leaves a Surprise

What’s Easter without a bunch of people, chocolate, a turkey and some purple mashed potatoes? This year we depended on the kindness of whatever people donated to the food bank for our meal. 451 more words

Why Do We Sweat The Small Stuff?

Sometime in the ‘90’s there was a self-help book that may be familiar to many of you –  Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff by Richard Carlson. 902 more words

Personal Growth

Spring Joy & Stubborn Stress

For the past few days I have had the most annoying twitch in my right eye. Because I think this is due to stress, I experience a twitch, think about stress, and then twitch some more. 367 more words


Energy in Ontario


In her annual report, auditor general Bonnie Lysyk concluded that Ontario’s ratepayers forked out $37 billion more than necessary between 2006 and 2014 largely due to overpriced green energy, poor government planning, and unreliable service from Hydro One. 262 more words


Review: Don't Sweat the Small Stuff by Richard Carlson

It’s not very often that I read non-fiction, but Richard Carlson’s Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff should be read by everyone.

We all feel like things are getting on top of us sometimes. 222 more words

Book Reviews

Try and Get Me (1950)

aka The Sound of Fury

This flavorful “B” film from producer Robert Stillman and director Cyril Endfield packs a wallop and it’s stark location shoot and non-movie star faces that flood the background only add to it’s overall impact and authenticity. 564 more words

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