Tag: Casey Palmer

  • The Year That Was… 2019.

    The Year That Was… 2019.

    Last updated on February 14th, 2024 at 01:59 am “Reality tells you what you can’t do.” — Rick Rubin on HBO’s The Shop: Uninterrupted, Season 2, Episode 4 It’s the end of a decade, and I can’t help but reflect on where I am now versus where I was back in December 2009. This entire…

  • Being Black in the Great White North

    Being Black in the Great White North

    Last updated on February 4th, 2024 at 09:15 pmWe don’t talk a lot about Black Canadian history, and that’s probably because so much of it was so horrible. We had segregation. Just look at Viola Desmond, convicted after refusing to leave a whites-only area of the Roseland Theatre in 1946. And though we shake our finger…

  • Thirty-Four: Becoming the Man I’ve Been Looking For

    Thirty-Four: Becoming the Man I’ve Been Looking For

    Last updated on February 7th, 2024 at 07:47 pmAnd all of a sudden, the blog came to a standstill. I can’t blame it on anything in particular—I had more than enough to write about with nearly a dozen posts sitting around at about 90% complete—but things felt different. Some stories felt false. Deadlines didn’t feel…

  • Thirty-Three: Looking Hard Trying to Find ME.

    Thirty-Three: Looking Hard Trying to Find ME.

    Last updated on February 8th, 2024 at 12:24 amI feel like we do this every year—I get a little older, grow a little wiser, but somehow miss the mark on accomplishing the countless items left sitting on my to-do list with each passing birthday. Call it being unrealistic or being too hard on myself, but there’s a…

  • Casey Palmer, Blogger | Tales from the 2.9 #1

    Casey Palmer, Blogger | Tales from the 2.9 #1

    Last updated on February 12th, 2024 at 10:30 pmYou’d think that living a life as a person of colour, I’d make a series like this far sooner, but it took a while to hit the forefront of my life. Some recent experiences, though, starkly reminded me that yes, I am a Black man, and that means the…