The Poutine Problem

Being an expat Canadian it’s hard for me not to love the Canadian National Dish, Poutine. Simply put Poutine is french fries topped with cheese curds and gravy. The result is a delicious, cheesy, fattening mess–did I mention it’s also … Read more →

Today’s Watchlist

Simplifying Your Life – I purged a lot when I moved in February, but I still have way too much stuff in my life. Downsize Doctor is a consultancy that helps people unclutter their lives. All this leads us to … Read more →

Today’s Watchlist

Summertime Stuffiness – Eliminating household odors due to excess sweat and closed house. Photos of Old-Time Firemen – Just because they are cool and have their hands in their jackets. Cancelling Comcast – How not to handle customer service. Koch … Read more →

Tim’s Vermeer

Tim’s Vermeer advances the ever present theory that Vermeer used a camera obscura to help guide his brush. In this case technologist, Tim Jenison, designs and builds a table sized obscura and recreates “The Music Lesson.” Truly the intersection of … Read more →

Film Cameras

Once upon a time I was married and then one day he left me. I think he tried to be kind, but what is kindness when you love someone and he leaves you for someone else? When I moved out … Read more →