After I Left College ► Throwback Thursday

At different times I worked for both companies named on this plaque: Record Week and Island Records Canada. “Some people say” if you haven’t unpacked a box in a few years, you should give it away. If I did I would have lost stuff like this. These two plaques, newly rediscovered, tell the backstory ofRead More



A Man Without A Country ► Unpacking The Writer

Edward Everett Hale When I was in elementary school — back when they still taught Civics — one of my favourite short stories was The Man Without A Country, by Edward Everett Hale. These days, whenever I cross the border between Canada and the United States (as I did recently), I am reminded of this heart-breakingRead More