Posts tagged with "television".
The problem was, as a multi-decade-aged piece, it had been around the refinishing track a couple times previous and had encountered a variety of coats that didn’t quite match up with the styles of a nearly-five-year-old little girl.read the full post ⇒
We arrived and the line was half-way across the block, but it was clear that filming was in full swing and most people in line were just as eager to get a glancing cameo in some of the footage as they were in tasting some of the food.read the full post ⇒
I peel open the box and Claire gasps in astonishment: “Dad. Can I watch you shave? You’re going to walk on the ceiling!” (I’ve deliberately included exclamation marks, because she really was THAT excited.)read the full post ⇒
I offer a few meager glimpses into the efforts of this Canadian father to impart fragments of a culture less imported and more reflective of the stewardship my daughter, Claire, will one day inherit.read the full post ⇒
Claire woke up after a long night of some rough coughing seemingly a bit better. Hopefully the worst of her cold has passed. She actually ate some food for breakfast this morning, so that was a good sign. Despite …read the full post ⇒
Despite a lazy long weekend, I woke up this morning with a raging head cold so bad that I didn’t even question the possibility of attending work: I called in sick. My sinuses, plugged beyond frustration and with that scratchy-slash-gooey feeling …read the full post ⇒
A “reloaded” post is a quick-clipped summary of a bunch of small things from the past few days. I want to write them down, but I am either lacking in (a) details or (b) time. That’s just how it goes sometimes. …read the full post ⇒
Claire and I had eaten dinner, gone to and from her swimming lessons, played in the backyard and were killing a few minutes watching television before her bedtime. I happened upon an old episode of Batman. You know… the old Batman. …read the full post ⇒
That said, it occurs to me that this particular question can only really be the starting point for one of two rational answers. Either (a) I legitimately discuss something personal, haunting, and altogether daunting that I want to literally wipe from my memory, or (b) I get all philosophical-in-yo-face and reach out into the no-mans-land of whimsy and weirdness.read the full post ⇒
For the entire month of June I’m planning on writing a series of blog-a-day posts based on a set series of open-ended questions to myself. This is one of those posts.
June 14th // Something You Are Watching
For whatever reason it has …
The last (half of) season (four) of Battlestar Galactica starts tonight. I’m not usually one to rant about television shows, but right now the epic series is pretty much the only reason we still have cable.
In preparation, I dragged Claire …