Couch Begone!

With every purchase of a house, you get a free couch. Or at least the one time I bought a house, a decade ago, it came bundled with a couch. The Couch. I fo...

The [arbitrary date range] in Review

I've just now realized that I've been blogging for five years plus a smidge. So, this seems like an opportune time to look back over the two-hundred-and-then...

Ingram’s Progress, July 2011

Nestled between Arkell and McIntyre, Ingram is Whitehorse's latest subdivision to begin construction. Formerly thirteen hectares of lovely dog walking paths,...

Kindle me this: eBooks versus treeBooks

I've been reading on my Kindle almost every day since I received it in April (but it was supposed to arrive in December, so I'll just pretend I've had it for...

A Complete Plot in Six Photographs

Dramatis Caninæ Introducing innocent Hélène and fearsome Minuit. Setting the Scene A chill morning, a worn path, a poorly camouflaged lump. Rising Action ...

Morning Walk Lookout

Each morning at about a quarter of six, the dogs and I pass this lookout point on our rounds. I usually stop to take it in for a while before moving on. It's...

Decade of the Dog Plan

I first drove into Whitehorse in the early winter of 1999. I parked the car. It didn't start the next morning. A week later I found a job and an apartment. I...

Chopped Blog

I think a small part of the reason I haven't written much lately is that I had grown weary of this blog's Facebook-like cram-it-in-a-blue-box visual design. ...