Category Archives: Ramble

rollercoateser

It seems that, lately, anytime I go on a bike ride longer than about 15 minutes I go through pretty much the same emotional highs that then get deconstructed through rationalization. It basically goes like this. That person I just … Continue reading

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synergetic ideation

As a citizens of a bilingo country, all Canadians are expected to be able to insert jargon or slang from more than one discipline or culture into casual conversation. The trick is finding the right combination of lingo to throw … Continue reading

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I really wanted to discover this was a hoax…

To quote the opening paragraph:   The National Energy Board and Department of Fisheries and Oceans have entered into a Memorandum Of Understanding regarding fish and fish habitat. Through this Memorandum Of Understanding, the National Energy Board will now be responsible … Continue reading

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afternoon wisdom

I think clocks would be more efficient if they only spent electricity moving the hands uphill, from 6 to 12, and then charged their batteries going back downhill again from 12 to 6 using regenerative braking just like in that … Continue reading

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Skyfall: A Holiday Report

a report about “Skyfall” by guest blogger Alice, age 25. I watched the billionth 23rd James Bond film. It is called Skyfall. So, in the first scene, James Bond is fighting a baddie on top of a moving train but … Continue reading

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Yule be fine

Out and about in snowy Vancouver today I gained some curious insight to various seasonal anomalies. Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these busses from the swift completion of their Translink mandate to support biking 2 work. — A shop, … Continue reading

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getting high on EVA

On October 6, Neil deGrasse Tyson shared many of his initial reactions to the film Gravity. One of them offered his confusion as to “Why Bullock, a medical Doctor, is servicing the Hubble Space Telescope.” Tyson has since made it … Continue reading

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On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

a report about On Her Majesty’s Secret Service by me I watched the seventh James Bond film. It is called “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”. I guess Sean Connery was on vacation so this time James Bond looks like George Lazenby. … Continue reading

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orbituary

I watched Gravity. In 3D. It is super rad. I found myself ducking debris at least twice. There have been a whole host of people that have praised and criticized the science in this film. I mostly got hung up … Continue reading

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you only live twice

a report about You Only Live Twice done by me I watched the sixth James Bond film a while ago but didn’t write about it until now. It is called “You Only Live Twice” or #YOLT. Although the film was written … Continue reading

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