The massacre of 20 children and 6 of their trusted overseer’s in a public setting like a school: impossible to process.
It’s so easy to fall in hate with this new World. I have been wiping my eyes and wondering what is wrong with us. I have watched with sorrow and confusion as we attack each other on complicated issues. I wretch in thinking the solutions are too far from our grasp.
I have also thought...
As a pilot, one of the first things you learn how to recover from is a stall. In aviation terms, a stall is simply when the speed over your wings fails to provide the lift they have been designed to provide.
In political terms, at least recently in Alberta, a stall may be when the opposition steals your lift…. and the government fails to provide enough power to fly through the dynamic.
Being poor and hungry in the Country’s richest province, arguably one of the richest places on the planet, just got a lot worse. Today on Twitter, Danielle Smith, the self-professed Libertarian leader of the right-wing Wildrose Party, is flirting with the idea of feeding “treated-safe” beef product, suspected to be contaminated with E-coli, to our Provinces needy.
(edited: now she suggests...
Since I was 9 years old (seriously), I have for the most part been independent. At that age, living in a low-rental apartment just north of the “new” Heritage Mall, I used my bike to see the World. Beyond riding it through the inside of an “under construction” Heritage Mall, I would ride as far as I had the confidence to ride, and that included as far east as the Saratoga Restaurant...
When it comes to the Edmonton Arena debate, I admit I have not been thinking about it as a zero-sum game. I admire so many opinions on either side of the discussion, and although I have been mostly supportive of it as a project that can contribute to transforming the City, I don’t blindly accept Edmonton needs this above all else; or if we need the Oilers organization at all, to reach our full...
Super Saturday indeed… Edmonton you rocked my world yesterday. Being downtown was an inspiration for anyone craving ideas, diversity, community and that “happy vibe” which makes good-cities great.
Lately I have been quite thirsty for some inspiration. Without new ideas and mental exercise I get cranky, bored, and if you ask my immediate family and friends, transform into an intolerable prick. Well...