Baseball = Poetry?

Good lord, man. George Bowering has to go ruin an interesting little article on what sounds like an interesting book by saying this: The pacing of the game — nice and slow and easy, punctuated with flashes of magic and excitement — is like poetry, he says. I hate how people intentionally mystify poetry.

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Home Alone

I’m currently home alone because Sherry flew to Whitehorse last night. Her grandmother took a turn for the worse and she wanted to be there. So guess who’s pillow Milo tried to steal this morning?

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Earth Day 2006

And I didn’t even know until this morning. Maybe if this was more widely known or reported things could change. Take the Ecological Footprint Test. My score: TOTAL FOOTPRINT 5.4 IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 8.8 GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON. WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 1.8 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON. […]

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Deadly UV Rays, Complicated and Unkind

Well, now that we’re back in sunny Alberta and the snow is all gone and the temperature is around 20 everyday, I read this. Looks like I’ll have to buy some sun screen. When are people going to realize and acknowledge how we’ve fucked up the planet? Oh and in other news, A Complicated Kindness […]

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Fredericton

We’re visiting in Fredericton right now, so not a lot of time to update. Off to St. Andrew’s today.

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No Sense, No Plan, No Majority Gov’t Next Time

This story is depressing. The new government is cutting 40% of funding for information and research into climate change. And I can’t believe this passes as spin: “If it’s not in the taxpayers’ interest to fund programs that are not effective, then we are not going to,” said Natural Resources Minister Gary Lunn. Apparently the […]

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