Walking Through the Trees, part I, by Kenneth Radu   > read more...


Wednesday 27 February 2013

A garden requires walls, water, and stone.

Xstrata Treetop Walkway, Kew Gardens

Ten Steps to Riches: A practical guide for new Canadians - Step Six, by Felicia Mihali   > read more...


Thursday 21 February 2013

Step Six: Buying a Car and a Home



If you still insist on buying a house, then at least be smart enough to wait until at least 7-10 years after your arrival. Do the math. You need to spend the first three years on your education, one year getting out of debt, and three years earning enough to put aside a big down payment.

The Finder and Other Mythical, Sex-related Superpowers, part II, by Jennifer Quist   > read more...


Friday 8 February 2013

Maybe I will go easier on my sons the next time they can’t find something — but only if it’s something green.

The Finder and Other Mythical, Sex-related Superpowers, part I, by Jennifer Quist   > read more...


Friday 1 February 2013

Living with a superhero makes people careless. Superheroes’ girlfriends tend to have terrible personal safety habits. They always wind up walking down dark, inner city alleys in the middle of the night. Living with The Finder has the same kind of effect on my sons.

Ten Steps to Riches: A practical guide for new Canadians - Step Five, by Felicia Mihali   > read more...


Friday 1 February 2013

Step Five: Ideology

You have to stop making comparisons between this political system and the one you left behind. The one back home may have been funnier to watch, but don’t forget how ineffective it was. So ineffective, in fact, that you decided to leave the country despite the good laugh you had over the political debates. Politics will be less funny in Canada.

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