Most Canadians know by now that the government has stopped producing pennies. They remain legal tender however and can be spent and redeemed at the bank. In the meantime if you make a purchase, the vendor will round the cost up or down to the nearest five cents.
Archives for August 2013
I loved those days we shared rain or shine. This was my wolf, yes he was mine.
None of us can know, with certainty, what the future will be. We are inescapably rooted in the present moment, unable to foresee what will be minutes or years from now. But we all dream. We speculate. We wonder about what will be. Often our imaginings of possible futures are mundane, just extrapolations of the […]
Starting out as a calm night, the weather suddenly erupts into a violent squall sending the United States Navy warships USS Hamilton and USS Scourge, along with 53 sailors, to their watery graves in the cold, dark waters of Lake Ontario during the early morning hours of August 8, 1813.
The news came only a few months after moving from Southern California to Northern California. Michael was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. When Susan first told me, I felt like someone hit me in the gut.
It hasn’t rained for awhile. Been mostly hot to moderately hot, clear skies, easy breeze, not much goin’ on. I have felt the need to play with light and shadow, get reacquainted with the nature of things in black and white.
Suddenly the man slammed on the brakes and the truck fishtailed to a stop in the middle of the road. The beads flew from her hand and bounced onto the floor at her feet. Asya scrambled to her knees to retrieve them.
A Superhydrophobic Coating is a coating that will completely repel almost any liquid. Check out this amazing demonstration of a new technology based on Nanotechnology!
In the 1960s and 1970s, those who enjoyed the finest food were gourmets. In the 1980s and 1990s, food enthusiasts became epicures. In the 21st century, we are surrounded by foodies. Foodie is a fun, happy word but some foodies are giving the love of food a bad name.
This is one of those rare films that marries form and content and execution so perfectly that there is a stunned silence at the end of it, a silence that in a concert hall would be followed by an extended standing ovation. There are no tricks here, no special effects, no shocking twists of plot; there is only cinematic storytelling and acting at their very finest.