Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, I got to stay up late to see Neil Armstrong take his big step into history. He was on the surface of the moon; I was at the cottage on the shore of Lake Huron on the Bruce peninsula — where I am now as I write this.
Many moons have passed since man first landed on the moon. For one thing, they called it “Man on the moon” back then; just like how Expo ’67 was all about “Man and his World.” Both terms seem hopelessly dated. Shouldn’t she have put a woman on the moon by now? It has been 50
Our Lady of Peace had JFK’s official portrait Are you old enough to remember the Kennedy assassination?I was in Grade One at Our Lady of Peace school in Etobicoke. Because it was a Catholic school, there was a portrait of U.S. president John F. Kennedy in the hallway–near a portrait of The Queen. I think
In general, TV critics are a pretty jaded bunch. Some of us have seen a few generations of Jonas Brothers, for example, come and go. Every once in a while, however, a real TV heavyweight makes a stop at one of the semi-annual Television Critics Association press tours in Los Angeles and everybody remembers why