Tag Archives: Reflection

Tokyo 2020: After 3 Days

I love sports, which means I love the Olympics. I’ll watch any event that is on. If I have to learn the rules or the optimal strategy, I will pay attention and learn it. And it doesn’t matter if it’s … Continue reading

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Tokyo 2020

It was not supposed to turn out like this. When Japan was awarded the 2020 Summer Olympics on September 7, 2013, the country was only six months removed from a Level 7 nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power … Continue reading

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Beyond The Blog: 8 Years of The Captain’s Speech

To commemorate the 8th anniversary of The Captain’s Speech, I sat down with a film crew to answer some questions related to my blogging experience. Unfortunately, they lost all the footage, but not before transcribing it! Convenient, I know. This … Continue reading

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Only Pain

Remember in Home Alone 2, when the family lands in Miami and they are passing everyone’s luggage down the line – “Give this to Kevin” – only to find out that, “Kevin’s not here”? And then Catherine O’Hara finds out … Continue reading

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Recently Played (May 2021)

You may or may not have noticed that I didn’t do a Recently Played post for the month of April. That is because I didn’t have enough songs to share, nor the motivation to put words into sentences. I guess … Continue reading

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This Isn’t About 1967

Back in the 90s and very early 2000s, CBC ran various montages during the Stanley Cup Playoffs featuring the song, “The Chance May Never Come Again“. It was, essentially, hockey’s version of “One Shining Moment” and romanticized the game in … Continue reading

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First Time Watching: Mean Girls

Twelve years after graduating from high school, I think I finally understand everything that occurred, thanks to Mean Girls. I also have a better understanding of life, in general. Who knew that this movie held all the answers? Before Watching … Continue reading

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Are You Messy?

One of the worst things about high school was the mess left on the tables in the cafeteria by students who were “too cool” to throw out their garbage. It is something I still can’t comprehend. How do you just … Continue reading

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What TV Shows Show

When it comes to television shows, my long-standing pet peeve is when the characters handle a coffee cup and it is abundantly clear that there is no liquid in the cup. The way they hold it, or pass it off … Continue reading

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How Do You Art?

I can’t draw. The pencil touches the paper and it’s all downhill from there. What’s the trick? What’s the secret? Why aren’t my sausage people acceptable? So what if all of my four-legged animal drawings look the same? This post … Continue reading

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