An Insufficient Update

| September 5, 2011

*tap tap* This thing on? So. I’ve moved. I no longer live in Edmonton, having abandoned it for its rival city-to-the-south, Calgary. So far the biggest change are the squirrels, which are huge and black instead of cute and red. Also the new rental house, which is, y’know, new. I’m starting school next week, a […]

Ebooks: An Open Letter

| June 25, 2011

Dear E-Book publishers, I am a voracious reader. This is why, when I go on a trip, I like to load my lovely Sony ereader up with all sorts of wonderful reading material. My ereader means I don’t have to lug 50lbs of books around to keep myself occupied in order to keep from going […]

it’s spring!

| May 20, 2011

In a tamarack, on an otherwise ordinary suburban street…

A Quick Blog Update

| May 2, 2011

Here are a few interesting things that have happened of late…

It’s alive!!

| March 26, 2011

I fell down a rabbit hole.

La Maison Mantin

| February 10, 2011

How neat is this? A rather eccentric Frenchman decreed that on his death, his house should be sealed up for a century, then opened to the public as a museum. Louis Mantin died in 1905, and his house was opened in 2010 after renovations to repair damage from mold. The house itself is fantabulous and […]

My Personal Romance

| January 20, 2011

I said yes.


| January 8, 2011

It snowed between 15 and 20 cm last night (6 – 8 inches) and is expected to snow another 10 cm (4 inches) here before this weather system continues its ponderous way south. In its wake is an artic air mass that promises cold and shivering.

automatons again

| December 19, 2010

More automatons!


| December 15, 2010

Old fashioned automatons facinate me.