Quotes of the day: On the universe

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“A universe comes into being because a cosmic entity is embodying itself; and a universe dies, as a man dies, because it has come to the point where the major part of its energies have already passed into the invisible realms. Continue reading

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CHOM-FM still rockin’ after all these years

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There’s a difference between rockin’ and rocking, I think.

While most of my older friends and colleagues in Canada long ago started doing the rocking chair thing with the likes of CBC Radio, I am still rockin’ on my feet to the beat of CHOM-FM (97.7) in Montreal. It has been a long love affair for me and for many Montrealers. CHOM has been providing us with musical nourishment for 45 years, to the day on Oct. 28, TooTall mentioned on air Monday. And the station is marking its anniversary with special programming during the next few weeks.

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Single Bed Therapy

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Public domain image from clipartlord.com.

Public domain image from clipartlord.com.

I usually sleep in a queen-size bed, so there’s lots of room in it when my partner sleeps over (even if she practically pushes me out of it sometimes — but I digress).

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Black magic woman

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Tis the season for black, yes?

In keeping with the All Souls theme, I’m going goth for a while . . . and for quite a while, apparently, because I bought enough black nail polish to last a year at least. I wear a lot of black clothing and spiky black boots, anyway. So the only thing I am missing is black lip colouring — and I am working on that.

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Pointer: LGBTQ activists are not ‘terrorists’

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I’ve just done a post for my Turning the Page/Montreal Gazette site about the reported use of the word “terrorist” by Pat Robertson to refer to gay activists.

You can read the post by clicking on this link.

Feel free to discuss the issue back here or there.

– Jillian

Of front burners and back burners

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Public domain image from clipartlord.com.

Public domain image from clipartlord.com.

Pssst . . . Want to buy an old pinball machine? How about two of them? Or three?

Or maybe you would prefer an old Macintosh computer with a 14.4K modem? Or one with a 33K modem? Or a 56K modem?

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Pointer: A gay kiss not just a kiss in Italy

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I’ve done four blog posts for my resurrected blog — Turning the Page — on the Montreal Gazette site. Among them is one about some same-sex couples facing charges in Italy for kissing in public.

You can find my recent entries on The Gazette site by clicking on this link.

Cheers

– Jillian

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