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Les Neiges du Kilimandjaro (France, 2011)

Directed by: Robert Guédiguian. I had to see this movie for professional reasons, and I definitely wouldn’t have seen it otherwise. I don’t as a rule seek out contemporary feel-good middle of the road films that look like the French equivalent of Oscar bait (César bait?), but I had to sit through it, again for professional reasons, and it wasn’t bad but it wasn’t great either. 409 more words

Vancouver Island School Of Art Exhibition

As an instructor at the Vancouver Island School of Art, I get to be in this lovely exhibition at the Slide Room Gallery of the school. 60 more words


Peace, When Storing Decorations

For me Christmas is a lifestyle, not just one day out of 365 days.

The anticipation of Christmas Day often begins in June, when the Christmas patterns go up on the shelves in Hobby Lobby. 346 more words


A long ride to nowhere

Its a long ride to nowhere,
Some place where I can lose myself;
Far away from my life,
One that I’m imprisoned in.

Its a long ride to nowhere, 39 more words

Free Verse

The Trappings of a Life Well-Lived

The six of us sat there at 10:00AM in our jammies, watching a new movie Will gave Henry for Christmas.  The scattered remains of the trappings of Christmas were all around…bits of festive paper and tape on the floor, pine needles, Christmas books and movies, boxes of cocoa, cookies, leftover fasnachts, snowflakes — elaborate, beautiful snowflakes cut by the children — all taped to the windows, and piles and piles of gifts.   713 more words


Savage Spellbook & Trappings

Savage Spellbook is a 20-page guide to spell trappings written by Zadmar from the Pinnacle Entertainment Group forums. Its the single best document I’ve read about spell trappings – basically variations that are applied to spells and other abilities to make them distinct from one another. 952 more words


Let people see you....

A few women in the community reached out to me. They recognized me as a frightened lush. I told them about my most vile behavior, and they said, “Me too!” I told them about my crimes against the innocent, especially me. 92 more words