Friday, May 20, 2011

The First Grader

We are nothing if we cannot read.

This movie is playing at the Bytowne Cinema in Ottawa on June 2.

The First Grader. Directed by Justin Chadwick.

The true story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.

It's never too late to dream.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Quinoa ~ Tabouleh Salad Recipe


Bring 2 cups of chicken broth to a boil...add 1 cup quinoa. Cook oh high for 12 min then reduce to simmer for another 5min.
Let sit with cover on until cooled down.


I either make my own on buy it at Farm Boy/Loblaws/Costco.

To make it: parsely, shallots, tomatoes, bulger, mint, 1 minced garlic clove, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Chop up and combine all ingredients.

Mix the Quinoa and Tabouleh together.

The make a dressing with grape seed or olive oil....2 gloves of minced garlic...salt & pepper and lots of lemon juice. (or buy the Farm Boy Lemon Olive Oil dressing)

Refrigerate over night and before serving squeeze fresh lemon juice.

Good all week....if it lasts that long.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Monday, May 09, 2011

Missed Me

Southern singer-songwriter Matthew Mayfield recently released his debut full-length album, Now You’re Free.

Here is his brand new video for the lead single “Missed Me,” a song which is featured on the Songs Of Love For Japan charity compilation.

Sunday, May 08, 2011


From a friend's Facebook page.


Tiny Notes....

From my friend Mike....had to share.

Tiny Notes

Dear Noah,
We could have sworn you said the ark wasn't leaving till 5.

Dear Twilight fans,
Please realize that because vampires are dead and have no blood pumping through them, they can never get an erection.
Enjoy fantasizing about that.

Dear Icebergs,
Sorry to hear about the global warming. Karma's a bitch.
The Titanic

Dear America ,
You produced Miley Cyrus. Bieber is your punishment.

Dear Yahoo,
I've never heard anyone say, "I don't know, let's Yahoo! it..." just saying...

Dear Windshield Wipers,
Can't touch this.
That Little Triangle

Dear girls who have been dumped,
There are plenty of fish in the sea... Just kidding! They're all dead.

Dear Saturn,
I liked it, so I put a ring on it.

Dear jf;ldsfa/kvsmmklnn,
Please lknvfdmv.xvn.
Sincerely, Stevie Wonder

Dear Nickleback,
That's enough.
Sincerely, The World

Dear Skin-Colored Band Aids,
Please make one for every skin color.
Sincerely, Black people

Dear Scissors,
I feel your one wants to run with me either.
Sincerely, Sarah Palin

Dear World of Warcraft,
Thank you for ensuring my son's virginity.
Sincerely, Parents Everywhere

Dear Batman,
What was your power again?
Sincerely, Superman

Dear Global Warming,
You're the best imaginary friend ever!
Sincerely, Al Gore

Dear World,
Please stop freaking out about 2012. Our calendars ends there because some Spanish d-bags invaded our country and we got a little busy ok?
The Mayans

Dear iPhone,
Please stop spellchecking all of my rude words into nice words. You piece of shut.
Every iPhone User

Dear Giant Spider on the Wall,
Please die. Please die. Please die. Please die. CRAP! Where did you go?

Dear Trash,
At least you get picked up...
The Girls of Jersey Shore

Dear Man,
It's cute, but can you pick up peanuts with it?

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day.

Saturday, May 07, 2011

Mashup Time

LOVE x 1000

Adele Vs Robin S - Show Me Love Vs Rolling In The Deep (Djs From Mars Bootleg Remix)

Friday, May 06, 2011

Video Fights Distracted Driving

Over 440,000 people are killed or injured every year by distracted drivers.
Don't let a text be your last word.

Take the pledge.

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

The Domino State

Another great track from the UK band 'The Domino State'...

Title track from their latest release You Are The Winter