The March Heat Wave

The weather over the past few days has been, to state the obvious, highly unusual.  A record-setting heat wave has brought summer to Ottawa in the final days of winter.  While some fret about the latest evidence of global climate change, most have shed their winter jackets and toques for tank tops and flip-flops. It … More The March Heat Wave

The Violin

Deep in the recesses of my brain are bits and pieces of the thousands of hours of television and movies I watched as a kid. Brief clips of David & Goliath, that staple of Sunday morning cartoons, merge with the opening credits of Battle of the Planets and the theme song to Casper the Friendly … More The Violin