Something From Everything

Doing it wrong

Dec 18, 2020 / 6:00 am

I’ve been lighting candles. This year, I’ve been observing and celebrating the Advent season. Starting on the last Sunday in November, we’ve...

Don't let despair grow

Nov 19, 2020 / 6:00 am

It was dusk, and I had forgotten where I was. Not literally, of course. I was on my way to pick up my son from school, and having passed through the low...

Kiss the Earth with your feet

Oct 13, 2020 / 1:34 pm

This morning, I’m in pain. It’s not terrible at the moment, but it’s right there (there being an ever-moving target along the nerve pathway of...

The great squeeze

Sep 24, 2020 / 6:00 am

I recently encountered a very angry man. That isn’t particularly novel these days. There are angry men (and women) everywhere. But this man was at the...

All things new

Aug 19, 2020 / 6:00 am

I love my mini-van. I mean, not really. Who loves a mini van? It’s a stock silver-grey, has a cracked front bumper, and I’m nursing a check-engine...

The problem 'over there'

Jul 23, 2020 / 3:00 pm

I’ve been frowning at red licence plates for weeks. This would likely be true at the beginning of any summer season as Albertan vehicles crowd suddenly...

Practising the pause

Jan 13, 2020 / 11:00 am

By Matthew Rigby You need to take a moment. I know, I know. You don’t have a moment. You’re multitasking. You’re stressed. All of life’s...