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Putting on my Second Skin

Writing this as I run out the door: Heading out to finally see the totally cool looking new documentary, Second Skin as part of Toronto’s equally cool Hot Docs festival. After that, I’m meeting with the star of the film (okay, he’s got a 15 second...

Eight things you didn’t know about me . . .

It’s been a while since I’ve been tagged by a meme, but I am honoured to be tagged by Izzy Neis, who runs a great blog that helps me stay on top of what’s happening with kids and tech. In keeping with my 08 resolution to blog more, I’m going to...

08 is here and so am I

2008 is four days old, so I think it’s safe to say that the new year is here. I wish you all a very happy and prosperous one. Judging from the turkey bones, wrapping paper and empty wine bottles, I also think it’s safe to say that the holidays are...

When reading can get you in trouble at work

Crazybusy with stuff lately, but this I had to share from (where else?) Max Barry: An anonymous reader writes in with a Company-related conundrum: I read this book and promptly gave it to some of my work colleagues—I’m sure you hear this all the time. I wanted to buy...

Sounds of Algonquin at my door

While I know I’ll never be a professional wildlife photographer, like Michael Runtz, I am very happy that I managed to snap this shot of a black capped chickadee on the feeder outside my office window. For the last month or so, there’s been a pair of these...