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Marilyn Cornwell · 1d ago

Wintermission Soon

Remember the Portmanteau?  What is Wintermission?  The Weather Network says it is coming to us shortly.  What are we getting?  We are getting an unseasonably low-temeratured day or days, san...
Marilyn Cornwell · 1d ago

My Recent Rainbows

What are those 'rainbow spots' I've seen recently?  I see them later in the day when the sun is lowering in the sky and there are wispy clouds nearby.  With a lot of lake effects in the Niag...
Marilyn Cornwell · 6d ago

What is Alphabet?

Have you wondered about Google the company?  I use its search engine every day. So I went to the Alphabet site - it's the company that 'owns' Google.  Its domain name is www.abc.xyz. (They c...
Marilyn Cornwell · 1W ago

Breakthrough Listening

Mysterious radio signals are from outer space, say scientists.  These short bursts are bright flashes of radio waves and last for only a few milliseconds.  They've been happening since 2007,...
Marilyn Cornwell · 1W ago

Superhero News

Our Canadian Poster yesterday made me think of comics.  And by chance Superhero News came up today.  It is mostly Batman comic book movie news from around the web. It synopsized 12 or so upc...
Marilyn Cornwell · 1W ago

Weather Alert - The Gardiner is a Skating Rink

The Gardiner Expressway is a definitive part of Toronto. It is an elevated highway meant to give cars the dominance in getting to the downtown.  It runs along the Lake, then above the city s...
Marilyn Cornwell · 1W ago

Is Fake News a Dumpster Fire?

How did 2017 end and how will 2018 start?  In word terms, I mean.  We can easily find out about 2017 - there's a word of the year.  Wikipedia defines the word of the year:  "The word(s) of t...
Marilyn Cornwell · 2W ago

Incoming Epiphany

Today's the day:  Epiphany!  Here are 3 famous Epiphanies we learned in school:Ancient Greek mathematician and physicist Archimedes famously cried out "Eureka" ' "I have found it!" from the ...
Marilyn Cornwell · 2W ago

Little Drummer Boy Juggling

We're at Epiphany Eve, Twelfth Night.  The three Magi visit the Nativity scene and reveal Jesus.  The little drummer boy plays his instrument.Does our "Little Drummer Boy" count as one of th...
Marilyn Cornwell · 2W ago

Twelfth Night or What You Will

There are quite a few variations for this penultimate day of the Twelve Days.  Ladies dancing, ladies spinning, badgers baiting, lords a-leading, dancers a-dancing, lads a-louping, bulls a-b...