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Seen In Calgary #40: Finally There’s A Rainbow Crosswalk in Calgary
Calgary has a rainbow crosswalk to celebrate pride. It’s right across from City Hall, and it’s a beautiful colorful reminder to love all and not discriminate.
How I Voted In Alberta’s 2015 Election
Here’s a rundown of my decision making for how I voted in the 2015 Alberta Election. I present it to inspire you to find your own reasons to vote and choose.
Why I’m Done With Public Education. For Now.
I’m done with public education in Calgary. After watching for a year as it failed my kids, I won’t give it a second chance. I’m putting my kids in private school where they will be nurtured and supported instead of strangled with red tape. CLICK THE IMAGE TO SEE THE STORY
13 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Were Invented By Canadians
From mashed potatoes to the zipper, the Caesar to 5 pin bowling, here’s a list of things you didn’t know were invented by Canadians.
What Did Gluten Ever Do To You? Why The Gluten Free Diet Is Bullshit
The gluten free explosion is a dietary trend and nothing more. Unless you are celiac, of which there is a very slim number of us, you could actually be doing more harm than good by going gluten free.
Why #ABFlood Fundraising Should Be Donated To The Government, Not The Red Cross
Image via Stephen Harper [twitter]What an outpouring of community support Calgary has seen in the days since the Calgary Flood. Communities, colleagues, friends, and strangers have pitched in with an epic effort to clean things…
Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff, This Is Water
[twitter]Ladies and gentlemen of the class of ’99, wear sunscreen. Do you remember Baz Luhrman‘s 1999 recording of Mary Schmich’s 1997 newspaper column? A speech, with a little bit of music, climbed the pop charts….
Big Brother: Vatican Edition
[twitter]Yes, I’m an atheist. But I still love politicking, electioneering, and drama so I’m watching, along with the world, the best season of Big Brother ever to exist. Seriously. If the church wanted to become…
What Do I Do With My Pennies?
[twitter]The penny is dead. Love live the penny. Today is the last day where pennies will be actively traded in commerce in Canada. That is to say they will no longer be given out by…
The Difference Between Lance Armstrong And Terry Fox
[twitter]The best comment I have read on the Lance Armstrong confession is “Terry Fox would kick his ass.” That sums it up. Both are legendary cancer awareness advocates who used athletic greatness to raise millions…
Casting Details For Amazing Race Canada
[twitter]The Amazing Race is finally coming to Canada. While many were disappointed that the Race will be from Coast-to-Coast instead of Around-the-World, it’s still a thrill to see the Emmy winning program come north for…
Who Was Dawn Hochsprung? Chances Are You Already Know Her
Who was Dawn Hochsprung? She was the principal of Sandy Hook Elementary.
Pinkwashing Breast Cancer Every October
This post was originally published at The Yummy Mummy Club October 6, 2011 [twitter]I was planning on writing a post about how the breast cancer movement has become over commercialized. Pink is persistent in the…
On Going Viral, Protecting Copyright, And Herding Cats
[twitter]There’s a side effect of going viral: your image is everywhere. My article about having a favorite kid was picked up by websites around the world. Not just bloggers were writing about my story, but…
Buzz Bishop Has A Favorite Kid
Yes, I have a favorite kid. And so do you. I admitted it, you may not, but you still have one.