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

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 ...

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 ...


Rebel, Rebel, I like your… curiosity.

"Curiosity is unruly. It doesn't like rules, or at least, it assumes that all rules are provisional, subject to the laceration of a smart question nobody has yet thought to ask. It disdains the approved pathways, preferring diversions, unplanned excursions, impulsive left turns. In short, curiosity is ...

Buttermilk Fried Chicken from Dove's in Chicago

Best Eats of Chicago

What can I say about Chicago? It's a huge metropolitan city with a prairie feel. Midwest hospitality is a real thing and results in the best customer service experience I've ever had. I thought Canadians were some of the friendliest in the world but I think we may have some competition from the folks of ...