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View from the peak of Ha Ling
The Start Line
Evening in Chinon
Lazy Man's Cabbage Roll Casserole
Steak Tartare Sandwich

Canadian Food Championships in Edmonton

Last week, Billy competed in the Canadian Food Championships (CFC) at Taste of Edmonton food festival. The whole event was organized ...

The Book Covers of Light Summer Reading for Smart Babes

Summer Reading for Smart Babes

It's hard for me to believe that we're at the apex of summer. It's been unseasonably hot in Alberta and it's made a beautiful season ...

Winston Churchill Square in downtown Edmonton

To give or not to give (cash): Homelessness in Edmonton

Since I started working out of the Stanley Milner Library Building, I have encountered more homeless people than I have in the last... ...

Graffiti Art near the Legislature and 110th street

Small Town to Big City

We've moved out of central Alberta and into the big city of Edmonton! For those of you who aren't that familiar with Edmonton, it's the capital of Alberta and it's a beautiful community of locals and people who moved here to become locals. It's a bit of a blue-collar town compared to Calgary and that's ...

Album covers

post-it playlist: Spriver

Spring is in the air and changes are afoot. 2015 really feels like a year of big change for many people around me. There is a shift happening. This can bring anxiety over the unknown but I hold on to the idea that change is good and helps us all grow. Hippy dippy? Maybe, but if you don't like it, the ...

Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything by Timothy Caulfield book cover

Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything? Pretty Much.

Gwyneth is way off base with all the health and beauty tips she shares with the world, but so is the vast majority of everyone else. It starts with the skin/diet/lifstyle 'guru' down to Gwyneth and every celebrity with a diet, in a magazine, or any other bullshit they are trying to push to consumers. ...

Flamingo by Alexander Calder (1974)

Public Art in Chicago

When I went to Chicago, I expected to discover art and urban culture. There's the world famous Art Institute of Chicago, which I planned to spend an entire afternoon in (and I did). What I didn't expect was to see huge public art sculptures all over the city as we explored the downtown ...