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Baseball Therapy

book cover image The Utility of Boredom

Want to know why baseball is still popular? Says Canadian Andrew Forbes, the game's quiet rhythm has a therapeutic effect on the modern, distracted mind.

Curing Tuberculosis in Muskoka

Come out and join Andrea Baston for the My Canadian Life 2017 series to learn the true story of Canada's first tuberculosis sanatorium, built in Gravenhurst, Ontario, in 1897.  This sanatoria and four other Muskoka sanatoria that followed, grappled with financial difficulties and public prejudice, over six decades, while their doctors pioneered treatments to save lives.  Andrea provides a compelling retrospective account of life for

Media specialists in our midst

Come and celebrate Canada's 150th birthday by coming out to the My Canadian Life 2017 speakers series to see and hear three well-known local media artists from different media venues.

The Far North

Come and witness the My Canadian Life 2017 stories that celebrate Canada's 150th birthday.  On September 12, 2017 educator and speaker Miggs Wynn Morris will share a personal account of the lives of the Inuit of Nunavut and the Dene of Great Bear Lake.  An educator and speaker for much of her life, Morris has spent several years living and teaching with the Dene and Inuit in Canada's Far North.  Her presentation will feature per

The Red Planet

book cover image: Mars : our future on the Red Planet

Is habitation of Mars really possible?  Can it happen in our lifetime? In October 2015, NASA declared Mars "an achievable goal".

Cowboys

dvd cover image: High noon

When I was a kid we had one black and white television that probably had a total of 3 channels and service was only a few times a week. 

True North Favourite: Poses

 

theresa

One of my favourite albums by the inimitable Rufus! Each song inhabits a very different vibe, ranging from cabaret piano pop to sweeping orchestral interludes.