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Pause

Taking a break from blogging until I wrap up my MA degree. On the final stretch, but miles to go.

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

By Robert Frost

Whose woods these are I think I know.

His house is in the village though;

October 28th, 2015 | Tags: , , | Category: Art, blog | Leave a comment

Too Tart

I bought myself a yummy pumpkin tart from Terra Breads over Thanksgiving. But the liner left a bad taste in my mouth. They used to use tin cupcake liners, which are recyclable. Now they are using a plasticized paper shell, which is not. The “retail performance” manager informed me that they do use compostable takeout […]

Art of Resistance and Liberation

I’m presenting with a fellow student on behalf of the Learning Exchange at this adult ed conference at U.Vic this coming weekend. Looking forward to the social justice tour of downtown Victoria on Saturday afternoon.

A radical celebration for social and environmental change with a focus on (de)colonisation, resurgence, and allyship

The ART OF […]

Viaduct Vote

This week City Council will be making a crucial decision on the future of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts. After five years of study, consultation, and engagement, the City is on the verge of a once-in-a-generation city-building opportunity for Vancouver. Click here to find out more about the viaducts proposal.

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Casting a Vote for All

Reposting this from November 2011. There’s a very important federal election tomorrow. Please vote.

I just got back from voting in my municipal election. Every time I vote I get choked up. I guess it’s that “rush of democracy” as one Facebook friend described it this morning.

I remember when I was growing up, my […]

Happiness

Saw this poster at the new UBC sub during opening week. An appropriate message for my birthday – which is today!

Grassy High

Nice use of a slope outside the new Student Union Building at UBC. Can’t have enough seating around campus.

Change

Grateful for the opportunity to vote today in the advance polls. Praying for change, within and without.

You are not the same, nor are you another. – The Buddha

The Buddha is saying that we change from moment to moment. Personality is not cast in a rigid mold; the whole secret of personality […]

Nap Desk

Don’t think this will fly at my workplace, but I’m sure the tech companies will be snapping them up. This restful workstation is designed by Studio NL out of Greece.

Study Hammock

New seating at UBC. Great for “study” periods.