Preparing to Evacuate

Thoughts about the Alberta Wildfires, Part 4. I’m in Vancouver now, having lunch at the Telus World of Science. I’m basically just killing time until my flight back to Edmonton tonight. I had an alright night on the train. I wasn’t expecting to sleep much anyway, but it was actually quite comfortable. Economy Class on …

Mountain Approach

Thoughts about the Alberta Wildfire, Part 2... I am now sitting on a train called the Canadian. We just stopped in Hinton, Alberta on our way to Jasper, before entering the Canadian Rockies. I am alone on this trip, taking some time of solitude. For the past 30 minutes or so, I’ve been sitting in …

Kanji in English

I mentioned in my last post that one of the things I find to be very helpful for me is a good routine. And one of the ways I'm reaping a benefit from that is my renewed (over and over again) push to learn Japanese. Currently I'm working on learning the Kanji in English. It's …

Trying again…

I've been trying to blog for 10 years now. I even paid for blogs... That is, my own hosting. My own URL. Anything, not for the purpose of getting well known (well maybe a little) but at the very least to push myself to actually do it (you know... you paid for this, now get …