Donna S.'s blog

Happy (Canadian) Thanksgiving

Time to make a confession, one that will come as no surprise to my family, friends, and co-workers: I love Canada. I do. Have ever since I was a kid and found out that that big area of land above the United States was another, totally different country. What a concept! And then I started reading up on it and learned about the history and Mounties and everything else that makes Canada unique. Later on I met someone from Saskatchewan who became my best friend, so  I’ve had the opportunity to visit there a few times. 

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Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?

Does anybody really care? Yes! I do! Because I’m a sucker for time travel stories. Have been since I was a kid. I like watching the time traveler cope with a land in which the familiar is suddenly unfamiliar. And maybe they learn a thing or two along the way.

 

 

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Hispanic Heritage Month

As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, I began thinking of some DVDs and videos we have here at the library. We have many Spanish language movies and telenovelas, but I considered the idea of heritage in a slightly different way. I chose some movies that focus on second and third generation Hispanic Americans and their lives and choices. These titles are well worth checking out.

 

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Patrick Swayze (1952-2009)

While talking with a friend on the phone last night, she told me that Patrick Swayze had died.

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Your Day in Court

I’ve mentioned growing up watching TV on a black & white set.  Well, one of the first shows I remember watching is Perry Mason.  (Yes, I’m old.  Not older than dirt.  Just as old as dirt.) Now I was very young and don’t recall if I really followed the storyline; but since the rest of my family was glued to the tube, I watched, too.  Hey, I was a kid of the 50s-60s.  It was TV.  I was gonna watch....

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