Check In: We’re All OK

This morning I woke up to an email from a friend asking if we’re OK after a mass shooting just a few kilometres from our house. I was just in the area on Saturday. I saw in my Google feed that this is making news around the world, so I thought I would check in to let people know our family is fine. It all feels a little strange and it’s sad to see this happening here. I can’t imagine what those affected must be feeling. It’s been a pretty rough year for our city in this respect. View this … Continue reading Check In: We’re All OK

The Consequences of (and remedies for) Procrastination

Yesterday afternoon I finally got around to doing something I’ve been putting off for a couple of weeks now: I took Daegan’s bike to the bike shop for a quick tune-up and check-out. This is definitely something to do before a 600 km bike ride. Who wants to have a massive mechanical failure 50 kilometres from the nearest bike shop in a place with no public transit? Not me! So good on me. I was preventing a catastrophe. I rode the couple of kilometres to the shop. I had called earlier in the day and they assured me that if … Continue reading The Consequences of (and remedies for) Procrastination