Keeping busy, but finding downtime too.

Today was steady. I didn't have a lot on the books schedule-wise, but after last night's council meeting I did spend a good chunk of my day researching and writing. However, that was broken up by a visit from my editor in Stettler. He's been on the job as the editor for the Stettler paper … Continue reading Keeping busy, but finding downtime too.

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Gratitude, growth, and future plans

I'm home after nearly two weeks in hospital. My moods are definitely mixed with this admission. I feel like I walked out of the hospital stronger than I ever have in the past. I definitely got more out of this admission than some previous ones, and I feel like there is a plan firmly in … Continue reading Gratitude, growth, and future plans

Clean slate

People have good days and bad days. For me, yesterday was definitely the later. Yesterday was a low energy, low mood kind of day. I'm frustrated. I took the trip to Calgary to rest and recover and try and gain some balance with my mental health. The trip was supposed to recharge and refresh me, … Continue reading Clean slate

Writing Prompt: Stopping the war

I didn't know what to do, I just knew it needed to stop. Grave after grave after grave. I got tired of burying my friends. The past few months have been particularly harsh, losing thousands of fighters to the alien horde. I should start at the beginning. My name is James Ryan, and I am … Continue reading Writing Prompt: Stopping the war

Movie Review; Spider Man: Far From Home (Potential Spoilers for Avengers Endgame and Spider Man)

The latest version of the web slinger has swung his way into theatres once again, this time in Spider Man: Far From Home. Where Dark Phoenix did pretty much everything the wrong way and suffered from it not knowing quite the type of movie it wanted to be, the latest Spider Man movie is everything … Continue reading Movie Review; Spider Man: Far From Home (Potential Spoilers for Avengers Endgame and Spider Man)

Movie Review; Dark Phoenix (potential spoilers)

While X-Men: First Class rebooted the venerable X-Men series with a roar, Dark Phoenix, the third chapter featuring James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender capped the series off with a whimper. The movie tried to be one part superhero movie and one part thriller, in my opinion it did neither well. The movie veered so afar … Continue reading Movie Review; Dark Phoenix (potential spoilers)

Movie review: Men in Black International (No spoilers)

I had the opportunity to check out the new Men In Black International movie on June 27. For fans of the series, it was a good entry back into the world started by the original Men in Black back in 1997 with Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones. For newcomers to the series, this movie … Continue reading Movie review: Men in Black International (No spoilers)