There have been quite a few strange celebs who have been challenged to the ALS ice bucket challenge, but perhaps the oddest (and best) of all is Kermit the Frog. The famous Muppet uploaded a video of himself taking on the challenge, but warned fans that, “being an amphibian, it turns out that evidently getting […]
Swedish singer Tove Lo promises that she’s not on drugs on her second single, Not On Drugs, but her music video will convince you otherwise. Or at least make you believe that you’re the one on drugs. The colourful clip, which you can check out below, shows Lo playing around with smoke bombs and getting […]
When Jimmy Fallon reads from the suggestion box, he tries his best to fulfill his fans’ wishes. So when he got a message from someone saying that they nominated Lindsay Lohan for the viral ALS #IceBucketChallenge, Fallon had the celeb flown in from England to dump a bucket of ice water on her — perhaps […]
Shawn Mendes is the name you have got to know if you want to claim modern pop music cred. The Ontario born-and-bred boy has fast become the cool girl’s pop star. After launching his career in the best way possible, posting 8-second covers on Vine, he has since started building himself a nice place in […]
Chloe Grace Moretz’s is starring in a new film If I Stay about a young girl, Mia, who looks back on her life after a car accident leaves her fighting to survive. Phew, heavy stuff. Liz was lucky enough to go to an advanced screening and she cannot stop talking about it. When she sat […]
Hops plant is flowering!
I’ve been watching my Hop Bine for critters. The grasshoppers have moved in. They sit very quietly, and even eat while I am watching.
Off to search for information.
I taught my students to do research using terms such as ‘grasshopper + reproduction + cycle", and adding the term: "kids." This would lead them to safe sites. There are no major sites devoted to
It’s tourist season! They go round and round and round!
Airplanes from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.
It seems as if everyone is up in the air. I counted 6 or 7 flybys. I just hope they all are good pilots! Incidents, per 100,000 km flown are down, but …
For this weekend’s Amber Ball in Grande Prairie, stars from all over North America descended on the small city to help raise funds for the Dr Currie Dinosaur Museum which will officially open next year. Some of the people who …
Get me outta here!
Yesterday, Dorah brought me in a field mouse. "Look what I found, Mummy!" She meows to celebrate her catch.
At this point, I’ve caught more rodents with my butterfly net than butterflies!
She brings her prey into the house, still alive, to play with it. She isn’t hungry, well-fed on her big sister Sadie’s hypoallergenic, vet-prescribed, expensive cat food. Just
They are wee
I think tick season is over this year. They’ve stopped appearing on cats.
Yes, the feds, with a bill presented by Green Leader Elizabeth May, has passed. Good for her. An amazing achievement for her, as a private member. She must have …
What an excellent story! The author, with a Ph.D. in art history, has combined her knowledge, understanding, creativity and research skills, in an entertaining historical fiction.
Oarlock – handcarved
Imagine 16th-century road rage, where the rich,…
This was my challenge, to film and photograph this little guy. A great challenge, without a tripod. They are so quick to flit from flower to flower. I love the fake eyes in many of our insects.
My front lawn is covered in spots with wild oregano. It’s …
Foam Girls reprise from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.
Foam Girls reprise. This is a fun game we girls have been playing. Clean, cheap fun!
Grampa entered the scene with his own game. I had to explain to Isabelle that he shaves his head every morning.
Dan Browns famous novel “The Da Vinci Code” mixes history, mystery, and a curious plot that keeps pages turning. Whether you love it or hate it, I personally remember putting that book down several times while reading it and thinking “Woah, it all makes sense!“. That feeling of “what the…” is hard to come by. […]