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Blogging's Not Dead, The Game's Just CHANGED. (Featured Image)

Blogging’s Not Dead, The Game’s Just CHANGED.

Any content creator lamenting for the “good ol’ days” is one who’s just not ready for change. The digital landscape isn’t one that’s ever still. We’ve come a long way from blogging’s humble beginnings, where we had these stand-alone sites that held all the content. I’m sure the bloggers back […]

#stopCOMPAREnting — How Parents Keep it Real With Quaker Canada (Featured Image)

#stopCOMPAREnting — How Parents Keep it Real with Quaker Canada

Three years into parenthood, every new day’s an adventure, and the rules change as quickly as our kids do. We parents learn to do the best we can with what we’ve got, and with two sons whose faces light up whenever I get home from work, I’d say […]

60 Days In Paradise — 60 Reasons Why Casey Palmer Should Be Your Island Connoisseur Logo

THE GREAT SOCIAL MEDIA STORY: What I Learned from Applying to be an Island Connoisseur

What up world? I know — it’s been a while and the world hasn’t stopped turning in my absence, but to put it simply, this boy’s been busy. One major item that flooded my headspace was the 60 Days in Paradise contest, which sought to award one Canadian $50,000 […]

Baby Shower — SO MANY BABY CLOTHES

THE GREAT SOCIAL MEDIA STORY: The Dawn of the Daddy Blogger

I recently had lunch with a friend who pointed out that I’ve been a bit of a recluse lately, vanishing from the Toronto Twitter social scene. As we enter the final month of Sarah’s pregnancy (I know, right?!), I’m tying up loose ends on all fronts. Assembling furniture and installing car seats. Completing […]

#SaugaTweetUp IV Group Shot

THE GREAT SOCIAL MEDIA STORY: The Day the Social Died

“What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?’ — Mark 8:36, The Holy Bible, New International Version Remember when social media in Toronto was fun? I remember my first encounter with Twitter back in 2008 when I hit a marketing event with Sarah, […]

Me at 14 in Art class.

THE GREAT SOCIAL MEDIA STORY: Man in the Mirror

“Brrrrrrrr. What happened to that boy?” –Birdman (featuring The Clipse), “What Happened to that Boy?”, Birdman, 2002 I decided to stay away from blogging until I had something worthwhile to say. I’m not just an event blogger. I don’t just take photos of food and share stories from my past. […]

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 […]

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