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→ September 4, 2012
BufferYesterday, on the spur of the moment, I made a decision to sign up for the YWCA of Edmonton’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on September 11.
The event involves me and a bunch of guys walking around Churchill Square in pumps.
Why? (As if we need a reason.)
We’re raising money for YWCA’s programs supporting [...]
→ July 4, 2012
BufferIt’s been three years since we arrived in this land rivers, valleys and big sky. In fact, I’m starting to feel right at home here in Edmonton, much to the chagrin of my eastern family and friends.
The true sign of this nesting instinct is the development of some reliable culinary favourites around which I rather [...]
→ February 11, 2012
BufferLast week I became the poster boy for the growing trend to “go west” in Canada and the national media’s desire to tells stories about it.
Turns out the latest 2011 Canadian census data shows strong migration to the west of Canada, to Alberta in particular. And the media needed an example of someone who’d made [...]
→ November 19, 2011
BufferWell into November and still there was no snow on the ground in Edmonton. That wasn’t going to last forever.
As I sit at my desk in my new office off the living room, I can see through the large picture window how the first snow covers everything like a pretty white blanket. We (people, in [...]