It’s horrifying as far as I’m concerned. Horrifying, disgusting, despicable, tasteless, outrageous and a prime example of the greed that seems to have overtaken us. Amazon.ca is selling an e-book written by one of the most evil, sick, twisted individuals ever.
I don’t know who over there made the decision to accept it, but here’s what I think of that decision. And the book.
Paul Bernardo who, in 1995, was sentenced to life with no chance of parole for 25 years, brutally raped and killed two teenagers in St. Catharines, Ontario. Leslie Mahaffy was 14 and Kristen French was 15. He also admitted to raping 14 other women in Scarborough, a Toronto Continue reading →
… because I know it’s not really any of my business, me being a Canadian and all, but I’m just too sad, and too shocked, to keep it to myself. What in the world is going on? This isn’t the America I grew up loving. This isn’t the America I grew up envying. This isn’t the America I wished Canada would be more like. This isn’t the America where I wished I could live.
What the bloody hell!
Before ya’all get all up in arms (trust me, no pun intended), I know there are plenty of good guys in the U.S. I truly believe there are more good guys than bad guys. But I’ve gotta tell you, from where I’m sitting it looks like the bad guys are winning.
You elected a black President. Twice. Once by an absolute landslide. But from the instant that man moved into the White House, probably before his personal belongings were even unpacked, Continue reading →
What is there left to be said about the bombings in Boston? Nothing. Not really. But still, we all feel the need to say something. To try to express how we feel. The words don’t come easy.
I was shooting a video for a client when I heard the news. The videographer’s partner texted him. We just stared at each other in stunned disbelief. And resignation because, tragically, we’ve become all too used to this.
So I did what hundreds of thousands of other men and women were, no doubt, doing. I immediately reached for my iPhone and googled ‘Boston Marathon’.
Not because I’m ghoulish. I think I just needed some proof. I didn’t want to think it was true.
Sadly, it was true. Yet another senseless act. Illogical. Unexplainable. Unfathomable. Outrageous. Hideous. Continue reading →