Category Archives: General

10 Ways to Happiness in 10 Minutes

Happiness is a journey, not a destination. Or so they tell me. For me, it’s a bumpy journey I’ve been on in earnest the last couple years. Recognizing that something (joy) was missing from my life as I got bogged … Continue reading

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My Memorable Moments of 2013

Another year is over. The speed with which 2013 moved was astonishing. When I was young, my mother used to warn me about how fast time would fly when I got older. I didn’t believe her then, but I do … Continue reading

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Sunday #45: November 4, 2012 – Wildlife Movie Blues

Ever since I was a child, I have always loved wildlife shows. I could sit and watch Animal Planet for hours (I still can and sometimes do). I have always enjoyed learning about and watching the animals with their grace … Continue reading

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Costly Apostrophe Catastrophe

This opinion piece I wrote was published in the October 22, 2011 edition of the MacEwan University student newspaper The Griff. Recently Yahoo! News and other outlets published a story about a new line of Old Navy clothing designed for … Continue reading

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An Angry Albertan’s Criticism of CNN.com

Below is a copy of a feedback email I sent to CNN.com this evening. I rarely do such things, but I was so angry that I felt compelled to say what was on my mind. If you agree, please comment here and/or … Continue reading

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Dubai on Empty

A recent article in Vanity Fair has created controversy in the UAE. Apparently it’s been hand cut out of issues of the magazine in the country.   Here’s the article. It’s not hard to see why the Emiratis, and some expats, object. Would … Continue reading

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An Ode to Edmonton

Here’s a quote from a story I wrote about the city of Edmonton: A famous young lady with ruby slippers once said, “There’s no place like home.” While I may not be famous, and I don’t own ruby slippers, I … Continue reading

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