I had a bit of a blog-crisis earlier this week when I started questioning why I am attempting to write more than one regular blog since Among the Weeds is capturing more of my interests right now. I figured, if I want to write… Continue Reading “Rolling with the waves (but not drowning).”
It seems that for some people, calling up their union rep is somewhat akin to answering an online dating ad. It’s the same refrain anyway – “I never thought I’d be doing this”, “I’m not really this kind of person, you know”. As though… Continue Reading “Me, my, and I.”
It’s been a weird couple of days, starting Saturday night and ending yesterday afternoon in a mild depressive fit which lifted after going to the gym and having an absolutely stellar workout. Funny how the whole exercise endorphin thing works isn’t it? On top… Continue Reading “Waking up happy.”
I wanted to remind everyone that August 10th is Prisoners’ Justice Day – an internationally-observed day started some decades ago by the tireless Canadian prison-abolitionist Claire Culhane. Prisoners’ Justice Day is the day prisoners have set aside as a day to fast and refuse… Continue Reading “Prisoner's Justice Day (a reprint)”
The Canadian government is hiring astronauts. Got a science or medical degree? That seems to be the initial screening criteria (plus being Canadian). Go forth!