Category Archives: Katy Rants

List of Katy’s Other Christmas Musings

An assortment of my posts of Christmas past… Katy’s Christmas Fireplace Favourites – Top ‘Ten’ 24 Dec 2014 In which I rank my favourite Christmas stories…and fudge a little on the “ten” of Top Ten! Further Meditations on A Christmas … Continue reading

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What’s the Big Deal?

Season’s Greetings! It is once again the Christmas holiday season and we are being bombarded with songs, commercials, warm fuzzies, charity appeals, homemade baked goods, store-bought baked goods, candy, and perennial controversy. I don’t normally like to rant too much … Continue reading

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The Grinch (2018) – A Wonderful New Twist

The Grinch (2018) While some whine about “too many remakes” or “don’t remake a classic”, I found that the new 2018 version of The Grinch was delightful. It was the perfect middle ground: it was sweet, colourful, wholesome, and whimsical … Continue reading

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Murdoch Tales for November

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 12, Episodes 7, 8 & 9 (Brother’s Keeper) (Drowned in Money) (Secrets and Lies) After a fun tangent for a Hallowe’en episode, Murdoch Mysteries returned to its regular storylines for the month of November before breaking for … Continue reading

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Back to the Start

Season 12– Murdoch Mysteries MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 12, Episodes 1-5 (Murdoch Mystery Mansion) (Operation: Murder)(My Big Fat Mimico Wedding) (Murdoch Without Borders)(The Spy Who Loved Murdoch) After eleven seasons, it is hard to keep a detective series fresh. There are … Continue reading

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Special Hallowe’en Episode!

Special Hallowe’en Episode! MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 12, Episode 6 (Sir. Sir? Sir!) (I will eventually get to the first five Season 12 episodes.) For the first time, Murdoch Mysteries decided to produce a special, standalone Hallowe’en episode. This naturally confused … Continue reading

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Reflections on 17 Years Since 9-11

This past week was the seventeenth anniversary of the 9-11 attacks on New York City and Washington DC. Like most Canadians, I didn’t really make much of a deal out of it – it was an ordinary Tuesday this year. … Continue reading

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