Tag Archives: winter

Ugly Spring is Here. When Will Pretty Spring Show Up?

When most people hear the word “spring,” they think about warm sun, birds chirping, sprouting buds on the trees, flowers breaking ground and beginning to bloom. In my part of Canada—Edmonton—those joyous things come, in what I call “pretty spring.” … Continue reading

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Sunday #51: December 16, 2012 – I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas

Today I took a pre-Christmas road trip to visit a friend about an hour away. In the car on the way, bundled in my winter coat, scarf and gloves, I looked out over the land covered in snow and the … Continue reading

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Sunday #39: September 23, 2012 – I’ve Got the Yellows.

Have you ever wondered why we associate the color blue with sadness? Why do we call a sad mood or sad music “the blues”? I can see why we might associate the color grey with sadness, because grey is gloomy … 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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Snow Job

Have you ever heard the argument that religion was created by people trying to convince themselves (or others) that life has a higher purpose and that there is an afterlife that’s better than our present life on Earth, so we need to … Continue reading

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