Vote for someone who has overcome tragedy to bring real magic into kids’ lives

My friend, magician Jeff Christensen, is nominated for an award he richly deserves. Please help him to win it – and raise awareness of the great charitable work he is doing.   Read more »

12th annual(!) “Festive Holiday Sing-Along & Fundraiser” for a women’s shelter

This Saturday, December 15, a seasonal tradition continues as I invite one and all to drop by and join my 12th Annual Holiday Sing-Along and Fundraiser for Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter. Belt out some carols while helping stop violence against women!   Read more »

Trip down CD-ROM memory lane reveals an Apple Watch… from 1995

A decades-old CD revives memories of another Apple – with a “company store” selling Apple sweatshirts and wine glasses, the Newton, and even, yes, an “Apple Watch”. How much has changed!   Read more »

Memories of “NBC News Overnight”, a cult-classic news show from 1982

Back when stations still signed off the air at midnight, and late night was a time for old movies, oddball stuff, and test patterns, NBC News Overnight was something truly special.   Read more »

A historic chance to choose fair elections for BC

If you live in BC, then later this month, you’ll receive a referendum ballot in the mail that offers the chance to make one of the most exciting – and, I think, necessary – changes to our political system in decades. It’s the vote on Proportional Representation. I haven’t posted to my blog in a while, but I felt it was important to share info about this with everyone (and apologies if you don’t currently live in BC! Send it along to all your BC friends though!)   Read more »