Archive for August, 2015

Happy birthday, Dad!

My father, George Basil, turns 81 today. He’s the handsome guy in the photo above, next to my Mom, a few years ago in Montreal.

My father, George Basil, turns 83 today. He’s the handsome guy in the photo above, next to my Mom, a few years ago in Montreal.

 

Out and about on public transportation

ShotfromBridge

Do please read vantransient’s twitter-feed. It can be very charming. (The photo above is a view of the Fraser River from the Skytrain as it speeds from New West to Surrey across the beautiful, cable-supported Skybridge.)

My university

You can now study the cultivation and marketing of (“medical”) marijuana at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Wow (and how British Columbia!).

Rediscovering

PathOf(Re)Discovery

Park steps between 1st and 2nd Avenues in East Van. What a summer.

God bless Julie Miller

 

Doing the Reading

It is surprising (but not) how little most professors and other educators consider the time it takes a student to read what is required of her or him.

Free textbooks and academic journals …

… are a good idea.