Toronto by Library #26: Palmerston Library

Another weekend is here and I’m happy to find that our plans are already taking us to a library I haven’t yet visited as a part of this project. The Palmerston branch has something most libraries in Toronto lack: a theatre space located in the basement. Sage will be performing there later today. The library is in a part of the city called the Annex where we lived from 2013-2015. It is an interesting mix of quiet residential streets and a vibrant street life on Bloor street. Continue reading Toronto by Library #26: Palmerston Library

Libraries on the Road: Off to Cleveland

After several months at home, this week it is time to take a business trip and I’m not looking forward to it. While sometimes I’ve been sent to the suburbs of New York City or even Belgium, this time it’s to Ohio. And I’m not just going to Ohio which sounds really boring, it’s in rural Ohio. However, over the course of several business trips I’ve learned ways to even make trips to places I’d prefer to avoid, an interesting experience. It just takes a bit more creativity and a bit of searching. And this trip’s search turned up the unexpected: Instead of flying to the closest airport with a direct flight from Toronto, take on an extra few minutes’ driving time and land in Cleveland. Continue reading Libraries on the Road: Off to Cleveland

Guest Post: Sage Goes to Chicago

I’m sitting on the couch and I’m wailing, “But I don’t LIKE travelling by myself. Why did I say I’d go? I hate being a tourist and there’s nothing else to do in a strange city. I wish I could spend the next six days getting WORK done instead of going to stupid CHICAGO.”

“How about this,” says my partner Todd, “How about we give you a Photo Treasure Hunt? That gives you a reason to wander around the city.” Continue reading Guest Post: Sage Goes to Chicago