My last post was about fear being a bad thing, and there are many situations where that is absolutely true; but there are also many situations where fear can be a good thing. I mentioned in my last post that “Any time I feel myself getting angry or scared of something I try to stop … Continue reading Fear: A Superpower?
"Fear is the messenger, not the message." I read this in a book many years ago, and I try very hard to live by it. Any time I feel myself getting angry or scared of something I try to stop and examine my fear; to figure out why I am afraid and what my fear … Continue reading Fear: Messenger or Mind Killer?
My wife and I are Doctor Who fans. It's entirely “New Who” though I do remember watching a handful of Classic Who episodes as a kid. Over the holidays we had a big Doctor Who marathon, mostly cherry picking our favourite episodes, until we hit the most recent stuff. Our personal favourite Doctor is Matt … Continue reading Overthinking It: Doctor Who – Amy & Rory
While I was in Borden for my training, Zack Snyder's Justice League was released for streaming. Being in Borden and not having access to a decent tv set up, I had to wait several months to view it. Four hours is a bit of a haul for a movie, but to me it didn't feel … Continue reading Feminism, Sexism, & Blurry Lines
Wow, its been so long since my last post I had to look the date up. (Somewhat humorously, as I write this, its been exactly 4 months.) Now, according to Motivational Speaker Law, I must have some sort of melt down, and feel super bad about being a lazy ass and not doing anything for … Continue reading Taking Breaks, and James Bond
During the COVID lockdown, and the long wait for my trade training, there has been little for me to do other than watch TV, and try to find the discipline to either workout or clean the house….. So naturally I’ve been watching more TV than I really should be. The long hours of streaming have … Continue reading The Hobbit & The Expanse
One of the things my wife and I like to do when we’re looking for something to put on for noise is head to the Marvel section of Disney+, pick a number, scroll over that many, and hit play. Yesterday that landed us on Iron Man 3. I had forgotten the scene when Tony’s house … Continue reading Overthinking It: Rescue Armour
One of my absolute favourite super heroes is Green Lantern. For those that don’t know Green Lantern is basically a space cop. The Green Lantern Corps is an organization that patrols the 3600 sectors of space (2 GL’s per sector) and keeps the peace. The fact that there are 7200 Green Lanterns is one of … Continue reading Creation is a Force of Will.
Anticipation, by itself, it neither a good or bad thing. Anticipation for a dentist appointment isn’t likely to be enjoyed, but anticipation for something you’ve been looking forward to can be a great feeling. Like a great movie reveal, or “hero shot”. "Hero Shot": an establishing scene in a movie, often (but not always) done … Continue reading My Top 5 “Hero Shots”
Recently we watched Soul on Disney+, which was a fantastic movie. It’s a really deep movie too. For a guy like me, that is searching desperately for something in his life, but is unsure what it is, the movie hits pretty hard. Without spoiling anything, the main plot is about a guy looking for meaning, … Continue reading A Good Year is not JUST a Good Year….