There's a fine line between stability and happiness. Sometimes they overlap, but when that balance is shaken it can often look like this travel map: Two years of travel has landed me back in the East after trying out Alberta again; check out the spots I've stumbled into on this search for happiness (and finding … Continue reading Getting Better all the time
Don't get me started On the matters of the heart I looked far and wide And found this ebbing tide all consuming Then nothing at all But on any given day You're still my Wonderwall Afterall this time You still have a hug that is lovingly mine same, as always but growing, changing, caring still … Continue reading kinda at peace
these music making mellow magicians are one example of the reason why cities continue to reinvest in the arts.
Regardless of the instance, I'm always seeking a better way. For the sake of saving time or saving face it's why we're here in the first place. It's why we sought out these third places of our past - for solace and sympathy, for challenge and calamity. For comfort, and for refuge from the fear … Continue reading geo-madic musings: leaving forests be
Both in storyline and landscape. from this chat, I reflected how this version of the same synthesis In my context Has not been easy but it has been kind many times over.
My friends are people who are doing well, who are happy purposeful people. They are connected by those who I have chosen to keep around, the fabric of my life I knew was important the moment I met them. This has been the case with series of people in various places of my living, in … Continue reading gratitude for growth
I've had the pleasure and delight of meeting the band members of Gay Nineties a few times, thanks to the years I lived in Edmonton, AB. The year Parker came through on a tour with Mounties bandmates Hawksley Workman, Steve Bays, and Ryan Dahle I recieved a signed drumstick from a friend over at SONiC … Continue reading Gay Nineties “Decadent Days”
There's been a lot of talk about how 2016 is the worst year ever. I'm not about to argue that the deaths of 50 beautiful + inspiring souls has created a dampened spirit in the hearts of global networks. These individuals we look to for inspiration, and eagerly appreciate any newsworthy actions from high profile … Continue reading rest in peace,2016
This past September I packed up my life from the corners of Canada where I've been hiding and moved to the Annapolis Valley for the first of two years attending CoGS, a respected but secret place for mapheads. (cover photo courtesy of NASA, landsat5,+ ERDAS Imagine) I have embraced my affinity for visual memory recall, … Continue reading Cartographic Conversation
we’re taught how geography is straight lines, in clusters, forming cities. so we learn the names, who runs them, and his-story’s take on how they came to be. these straight lines occasionally bend around curving water and rising hills. we know them because of the flat maps of documentation we inherit, these important memories reduced … Continue reading straight lines + colonial times (poem)