Archive for February, 2012

Dimming of the Day

English Bay

Joy, Surprise, and Wonder on the Skytrain

Somehow I get to have co-creator credit with barefootwriter for this wonderful twitter-feed devoted to user-submitted tales of transit in Vancouver, BC.

“Failure to provide the necessities of life”

The confounding death of Shannon Raymond and the charges against Victoria Turley, in whose house Shannon Raymond died: This trial has been heart-rending and, in places, literally unbelievable.


Read about the trial’s outcome here.

Student authors

My Advanced Professional Communications class at Kwantlen has gotten going on its class blog.

Family Returns

Image from “Father’s Day,” written and directed by Lawrence Dunmore

A few years ago Liberty Mutual Insurance began funding a number of wonderful short films for what it called “The Responsibility Project.” My favourite is “Father’s Day.” It’s very powerful, like forgiveness, which allows us to love others as much as we need to, in the families we’ve made as well as those into which we’ve been born.