Tag Archives: Edmonton

Sunday #44: October 28, 2012 – Late October Misery

Edmonton weather has long been my nemesis. If I could have a superpower, I would want it to be the ability to control the weather. I could convincingly argue that it was one of the reasons I moved away for … Continue reading

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Sunday #38: September 16, 2012 – An Appeal for the Bissell Centre

Writing a blog every week can be great for your writing regularity. It forces you to sit down and put your thoughts on e-paper. Writing a blog every week can also be a bit of a drain sometimes. Maybe you … Continue reading

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Sunday #30: July 22, 2012 – Summer Lovin’ in Edmonton

There were many heavy post topics I could have chosen for this week’s blog, and I considered many of them worth writing about. At the end of the day (which this really is since it’s 10 p.m. Edmonton time), I … Continue reading

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Sunday #25: June 17, 2012 – A Dark Week: Remembrance, Prayer and Gratitude

This week in my home city—Edmonton, Alberta, Canada—has been tough. The last few days in particular have been filled with terrible, tragic news, the kind that breaks your heart and weighs heavily on your spirits. On June 13, the horrible … Continue reading

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RCMP Officer’s Slap on the Wrist is a Slap in the Face to Women

As a woman, I am disgusted by recent news of the punishment handed out by the RCMP to former Edmonton officer Staff Sgt. Don Ray. After a pattern of inappropriate behaviour over several years—including drinking alcohol with female subordinates, having … Continue reading

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Sunday #20: May 13, 2012 – Guilt Trip Cancelled

I was raised a Roman Catholic. People often tell jokes about Catholic guilt. Those jokes are based on stereotypes, but stereotypes develop for a reason. People joke about Catholic guilt because we really do live by it. As you can … Continue reading

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Sunday #11: March 11, 2012 – Sleep Cravings and Daylight Savings

In many locations today, including here in Edmonton, we have shifted to Daylight Savings Time (DST) with the traditional “spring forward” change of the clock. The theory behind DST, of course, is that adding an extra hour of sunlight to … Continue reading

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