Important issues in the era of Trump’s hateful America.
Yes, there are detectives and, yes, there is a killer. But the true mysteries of The Bridge lie in the great swaths of land and stories surrounding the U.S.-Mexico border. …
Episode 7 Recap: The Defiant Weirdness of ‘Destino’
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is an American crime drama television series … based on the Danish-Swedish series The Bridge . … Broen/Bron
The show stars German actress
Diane Kruger and Mexican actor Demián Bichir in pivotal roles. …
The complete series consists of two seasons of 13 episodes each. The series debuted on FX in the United States on July 10, 2013, and the series finale aired on October 1, 2014. …
The American version takes place on the U.S. and Mexican border where a murdered body on a bridge between
El Paso and Juárez (the Bridge of the Americas) bring together El Paso detective Sonya Cross (Kruger) who is mentored by Hank Wade (Levine) and Chihuahua State police detective Marco Ruiz (Bichir). …
Detective Sonya Cross has
undiagnosed Asperger’s syndrome or a similar autism spectrum disorder. She’s awesome. Meticulous, direct and prickly. No empathy.
Many of the minor characters are excellent too. Casting is great.
Steven Linder ( Tom Wright) is my favourite. Wright’s been compared to Daniel Day-Lewis.
Linder believes that he has a
calling to help people, including the women and girls in Ciudad Juarez, hundreds of whom have been killed or disappeared since 1993.
I got the series from Warren. And will continue watching season 2. And then the Danish-Swedish version.
working a lot this summer. Gymnastics video editing. Gymnastics clinics and camps. I won’t get free until mid-September.
But I did get a week in a rent-a-car doing some of the
best hikes Squamish to Pemberton. Those trip reports over on . my hiking blog
Rick atop the Elfin Lakes Gargoyles
2006 my Mom announced this would be the last family vacation.
Last year – 10 years later – we returned to Mazatlan. And had a great time.
Lets do it again.
Late November, early December 2017 … again in Mazatlan.
Kip and Mary have many years been living part of the year on a boat in the Baja. They’re currently out of Puerto Escondido.
The skipper spent a lot of time …
… tinkering and swabbing the poop deck.
Kip & Mary recently bought a place close to Loreto so are selling the boat. Asking
Email to learn more.
. HillK821 (a) gmail.com
I was in and out of
Whistler all week in the lead up to the Ironman race.
For about an hour I watched finishers and those in transition. Inspiring for sure.
… 3,000 endurance athletes to the corridor — about 60 per cent of whom come from outside the country — which is up from last year. …
Ironman descends upon Whistler for fifth year
Ironman contract renewed until 2020
Whistler agrees to continue hosting duties despite lack of support from Pemberton
The birthday boy celebrated with a crowd arriving from all over: Germany, USA, China, Mexico, England, …
A record number of people slept over.
Randy and Val arrived Parksville for a week holiday. First stop was the annual sand sculpting competition.
Theme this year was
Maple leaves, trees and water were recurring themes as 29 competitors devoted their creativity to the theme of Canada 150 in the 2017 Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition at Parksville’s Community Park last weekend.
In the end, the winning entries were those that focused on Canada’s people — particularly those of its First Nations. …
Parksville sand sculpting competition honours Canada
Canadian Mosaic, a 360-degree series of pillars featuring five Canadian icons — Neil Young, Buffy St. Marie, Terry Fox,
Chief Dan George and David Suzuki won a prize.
Excellent detail impresses me.
My brother liked best another winner, with an indigenous figure on one side and a uniformed Mountie on the other.
I voted for one called
Little Iron Horse celebrating a certain breed of Canadian horses.