“My understanding is that she has not enjoyed her 15 minutes of fame,” said a Vancouver police spokesperson.
Ten episodes, each only ten minutes long, is this a new trend for a TV/streaming season? Perhaps not, but the rather bold (at least in terms of presentation) “State of the Union” is intelligent and sharply focused. Brought to life by the brilliant Nick Hornby and steered by the equally capable Colin Frears, each snippet […]
[Interesting tort analysis stemming from a supermarket ice cream aisle murder.] [Maine State Police mugshot of Connor MacCalister, copied from the Heavy.com article.] From Budreau v. Shaw’s Supermarkets, Inc., handed down Thursday by Maine U.S. District Court Judge D. Brock Hornby (emphasis added): A violent grocery store murder in 2015 generated this civil lawsuit. Without provocation, one […]
It is consistently a favorable position to plan well progress of time when choosing to migrate to another home. There are numerous things to consider and these things ought to be done in a sorted out and efficient request to dodge issues later on. Here are some home migration tips to pursue to make the […]
Photo: RCMP The police are looking for Bryer Schmegelsky, on the left, and Kam McLeod after their truck was found burned. Photo: RCMP The truck the two boys were driving. The police are looking for two teenagers after a body was discovered Friday in northern B.C., south of Dease Lake. The body was discovered by […]
Freaks, fuck-ups, misfits, outsiders–they’re quite well represented in this week’s film. Some of them more lovable than others. The Film: Juliet, Naked The Premise: After years of living with her boyfriend’s obsession with a former musician, a woman in a quiet seaside town starts up a correspondence with the aforementioned rocker. The Ramble: Though he’s […]
Parksville is surprisingly charming if you get off the Island Highway. Having driven through it several times from Nanaimo to Hornby I tended to dismiss it as just more malls.. like Nanaimo. However a weekend hosted by my blogger friend Donna gave me time to look around and talk to people in the community. Our […]
I’ve done a lot of different kinds of work in my life. I’ve been paid a lot of money (consultant, strategist, executive director etc.). I’ve been paid very little money (farm work in New Hamsphire – all time lowest wage!). And I’ve been paid no money at all (monk). It’s so strange how we value […]
DETROIT — With the Blue Jays hotly anticipating Ryan Borucki’s season debut Monday at Rogers Centre, Jacob Waguespack is giving them something to think about, too. In his second start to fill in what has been a challenged pitching rotation this season, the rookie Waguespack limited damage by the Tigers into the sixth inning in […]
Woman finds her outside voice. Books were an antidepressant, a powerful SSRI. She’d always been one of those girls with socked feet tucked under her, her mouth slightly open in stunned, almost doped-up concentration. All the written words danced in a chain for her …” Now I hope it’s not just me who can find […]
My first layout was a train set, 0 gauge Hornby tinplate, clockwork loco and acquired second hand in the late fifties. I owned that, adding a few bits and pieces, until around 1964 when it was sold to raise some of the money for my first bike.
DETROIT — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was en route to interviews about his monstrous 441-foot first major league grand slam when translator Hector Lebron decided he wasn’t properly dressed for the occasion. So the slugger changed from a plain blue undershirt to a custom cartoon T a friend created for him, the Spanish version of ‘The […]
DETROIT — This is Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo’s first experience in a road city which so many Southern Ontario fans can reach by car. Chants for the Jays — and even the Raptors —can be heard distinctly with Comerica Park being as empty of locals as Rogers Centre can be in this difficult season […]
23rd January 1883 Will of Mary Ann Billing Widow of Thomas Brown From records of Notary Charles Henry Andrews No. 3135 Translated from the Original Will at the Quebec Archives On the twenty third day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty three, at the request of Mary […]
6th April 1889 Last Will of Mary Ann Billing Widow of Thomas Brown From records of Notary Philippe Huot No. 9460 Quebec Archives Microfilm #4M01-5213 On this day, the sixth of April one thousand eight hundred and eighty nine, before the undersigned Notary Public for the Province of Quebec and the witnesses hereinafter named, all […]