Tag: blogging

Me in 2005 at Robarts Library. What you CAN'T see? My afro!

Tragedy and a Lesson in Moving On — The Boston Marathon Bombings

What do we do in the face of tragedy? Do we stop everything we do to remember the victims, or do we work even harder to honour them? The answer, it turns out, isn’t so simple. Do We Move On or Do We Remember? Ever since the Boston Marathon bombings a few days back, […]

Sign: "I'm lost. I've gone to look for myself. If I should return before I get back, please ask me to wait."

Paying Dues — Stand for Something or Fall for Anything

“Everybody wanna be a star, don’t wanna be who they are.” — Beanie Sigel, “Everybody Wanna Be A Star”, The Truth (2000) You can get sucked into the game faster than you can blink. Build an audience and people will start knocking at your door. Brands, would-be collaborators, haters — […]

DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE TIME… I worked at Screemers?

There are some of us in the world who don’t really have a “bucket list” or anything like that. I haven’t really made a list of things I’d like to do before I die; I don’t have anything I’m seriously willing to give a kidney for — I […]

The 2K11 24/7 LXIV: Spelling, Blogging and Skills, oh my!

Spelling is important. I don’t care if you don’t care about how you spell – SPELLING IS IMPORTANT. And grammar? Oh you’d better BELIEVE that grammar is too! If so many people didn’t botch it up, we wouldn’t have people like Grammar Girl or posts dedicated to people being irked by people […]

%d bloggers like this: