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The blog entries that pretty accurately reflect the madness going on in my mind!

Insurance Done Right — How to Protect the People You Care About WITHOUT Selling the Farm! (Featured Image)

Insurance Done Right — How to Protect the People You Care About WITHOUT Selling the Farm!

It finally happened, Toronto. We thought we could dodge it and the good times would last forever. People strolled around in the middle of December with their coats wide open, not caring that the calendar marked toboggan season. I saw people still mowing their lawns in late November—a time […]

The Life and Times of Casey Palmer — The Road to Dad 2.0 and BEYOND. (Featured Image)

The Life and Times of Casey Palmer — The Road to Dad 2.0 and BEYOND.

And then in January 2018, I went and hit a wall. I looked good on paper. I’d just finished my best year yet as a blogger, already looking to take things a step farther with a retooled Tales from the 2.9. And adulting was alright, too—I had the […]

Live from the 3.5 — Back to Black

“So,” you’re probably asking, “Whatever happened to your Black History Month series?” Anyone who pays attention to what goes down on this blog will know that this year’s Black History Month series—Live from the 3.5—took a bit of a hiatus just as quick as it started, leaving many […]

Live from the 3.5 — Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours — Modern Black Love and What it Looks Like (Featured Image)

Live from the 3.5 — Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours — Modern Black Love and What it Looks Like

“Why couldn’t you find yourself a nice Black girl to settle down with?” — an older Black woman who I’d met on the streetcar Frankly, I couldn’t believe I still heard this in 2017 in Toronto of all places, but there it was without a hint of sarcasm in […]

Quick Clips with Case P #0001 — Old Dog, New Tricks (Featured Image)

Quick Clips with Case P #0001 — Old Dog, New Tricks

Trying something new by using my new Tascam DR-10L lavalier mic to capture my thoughts, street noise and all! In episode one of Quick Clips with Case P, it’s all about: Alyson Schafer, the acclaimed parenting expert who headlined Kelowna, BCs’ Parenting 101 conference as a keynote speaker […]

Getting a Good Dose of Shuteye Thanks to Pampers Baby Dry! (Featured Image)

Getting a Good Dose of Shuteye Thanks to Pampers Baby Dry!

Let’s be real—every parent dreams of the day they aren’t dealing with diapers anymore. I mean, you get all sorts of kids in those early years—the ones totally okay wearing a soiled diaper even though it’s clearly not a good idea. The ones who freak out over a wet diaper, […]

We Don't Die; We Multiply — Tales from the 2.9, Year 3 — Live from the 3.5! (Featured Image) v2

We Don’t Die; We Multiply — Tales from the 2.9, Year 3 — Live from the 3.5!

It took a whole heap of work to make it, but we’re finally here—February 1, 2018, the start of another Black History Month, and with it another Tales from the 2.9! Now it’s a slightly different world since we last met—there’s an undercurrent of unrest from our kin to the south […]

The 2017 100 Wrap-Up — 31 Successes. (Featured Image)

The 2017 100 Wrap-Up — 31 Successes.

Several weeks, a few dozen photos and four thousand words later, we’ve finally made it—the Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad 2017 wrap-up, filled with stories aplenty of 365 days spent in my not-so-orthodox life. After wrapping the year up on a quiet note (because two sick children under five will do […]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS_ Tales from the 2.9 — Year 3 (Featured Image)

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Tales from the 2.9 — Year 3

Many want to slow things down as they ease into the new year, but with Black History Month mere weeks away, we’re into full swing planning for the third annual Tales from the 2.9—Black Canadians Sharing Their Stories in a Digital Age. After two years focusing on Black Canadian people, […]

The Life and Times of Casey Palmer — HAPPY NEW YEAR — Why 2018 Will Be My Most CHALLENGING Year YET. (Featured Image)

The Life and Times of Casey Palmer — HAPPY NEW YEAR — Why 2018 Will Be My Most CHALLENGING Year YET.

January 1st. The time where many rest and recuperate from the holiday season, but for me, it’s the time of the year where I’m putting in work. Between my ambitious year-end wrap-ups (2700 words and counting…); the lists I prepare for the year ahead, and the work I put […]

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