Less than a year after having to dismantle a massive tent city in their downtown core, the City of Victoria is batting around a new anti-homeless strategy: Having private citizens billet the homeless. HandoutVictoria mayor Lisa Helps “What if there was a way to connect people living in vehicles, in motel rooms, on couches, with…
Canada is doing less to protect its waters than most other G8 countries, says a group of marine scientists from across Canada which is raising concerns about the federal government’s approach to ocean protection. The group of 15 scientists sent a letter to Environment Minister Catherine McKenna and Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc Wednesday calling on…
It wasn’t so long ago that I was a brand new blogger at WordPress. I started my blog at the beginning of October with no real goals in mind other than making one particular piece of writing publicly available for sharing. I chose WordPress because we use it at work and several friends spoke highly of […]
This one took a long time. All the stones and the bricks and tiles and the rubble wall, and that lovely green-blue door right in the center. This door is in Dublin, Ireland, and it is beautiful. Photo reference not mine.
It was a Facebook “memory” that alerted me to the fact that I’d missed my grandmother’s death anniversary. I’d missed it by an entire week. I stared at my iPhone screen for a solid minute, wondering why a post from four years ago, in which I thanked friends for attending the opening weekend of a […]
Listen to the podcast that inspired a popular comic about changing one’s beliefs.
How a difficult-to-obtain American double IPA brewed in a small town in Vermont developed a worldwide cult following, with beer fans traveling hundreds of miles just to get a taste.