Facing the fallout when children are caught in the crossfire

Facing the fallout when children are caught in the crossfire

I try to keep the tone light on my blog. But today is anything but lovely. Today a single gunman opened fire on children and teachers at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. News outlets are currently reporting 27 dead, including 20 children . I live in Toronto. I don't know anyone in Newtown. My feelings cannot compare to what the victims are going through. But ugly memories … Read more

Is AMC ruining the final season of Breaking Bad?

Is AMC ruining the final season of Breaking Bad?

What did you think of the eight episode arch of the final season of Breaking Bad? I initially missed the boat on Breaking Bad. I started watching it last year and burned through three seasons. I love a good TV show binge. The writers of Breaking Bad are meticulous. But they don't stick to a rigid narrative. Vince Gilligan has gone on record stating that they have a vague storyline for … Read more

Bisexual politics on The Real L Word

Bisexual politics on The Real L Word

Any  fans of  The Real L Word out there? I love the show. Reality TV shows are a guilty pleasure of mine. But the Real L Word has a little more substance to it. Let's just say it's not the Real Housewives of Vancouver (which I love also). It's rare for the LGBT community to get so much attention in the media. I haven't been in any long term lesbian relationships. But I do identify as … Read more

Do you suffer from Pinterest ADHD? I do!

Do you suffer from Pinterest ADHD? I do!

Oh Pinterest. The social bookmarking site is the third-largest social media network. That's … Read more

Bella Bellini craves you on Music Monday

Bella Bellini craves you on Music Monday

I know I've been slacking on my Music Monday blog posts. I've been listening to lots of standard … Read more