Monthly Archives: January 2015

Loss, longing, and love (part three)

As mentioned previously, a bunch of stuff happened last week and as a result I thought things about said stuff. Accordingly I now have a triumvirate tricycle triceratops trifecta of posts on the same approximate theme (post one here & … Continue reading

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Loss, longing, and love (part two)

As per my previous introduction, a lot of things happened in a short time and as a result I have a lot of thoughts. On Wednesday, someone in my extended family passed away. I was not close to her, or … Continue reading

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Loss, longing, and love (part one)

It’s been a difficult week, as part of a difficult academic year, as a piece of a difficult series of months. In spite of this or perhaps because of it, the universe was kind enough to remind me that I … Continue reading

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I’m really tired of Canada 150 already

In the years leading up to The War of 1812’s bicentennial, I became more and more agitated with the rhetoric that surrounded it, and how it was being used by the Canadian government as nationalistic claptrap. More specifically, I was … Continue reading

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corpus alienum

Today I had a rather unfortunate run-in with a piece of concrete hidden in a snow drift. As has happened many times before, I was on the ground before I really knew what happened. This incident caused me to cut … Continue reading

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