Edmonton


I made this because I’m tired of being down on Edmonton. It’s been ten years. Ten awesomely weird and wonderfully difficult years. I wanted to make something positive. I wanted to be nice, not sarcastic or smarmy. I wanted to make something from a good place. Not that place that Edmonton seems to bring out of me every so often. I wanted to make a poster…a comic book style thing. Anyway. There is enough negative stuff about Edmonton out there. Ironically enough, this is also my 99th post.

Edmonton is what it is. And right now it’s where I live. And so it goes.

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Published by: thetrentwilkie

Trent Wilkie is a husband/father/writer/journalist/performer in Edmonton. Trent has written for CBC Radio, Fangoria Magazine, Edmonton Sun, Exclaim Magazine, Fort Sask Record, Theatre Network, The Edmonton Fringe, and is currently pouring his heart and soul into his award-winning blog The UnDad. As well, Trent has also been a wilderness canoe guide for over 10 years which he now considers therapy. Trent is also a member of Mostly Water Theatre, a sketch comedy troupe and has performed in a bevy of Edmonton International Fringe Festivals to varying degrees of success. When taking time off from trying not to be boring, Trent likes to relax while watching horror movies and trying to write the perfect three chord song

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One thought on “Edmonton”

  1. Edmonton; for me and mine–when we were young…was like so many towns, a place to escape from. Now it’s a place we new old-timers, who’ve returned, hope can re-vitalize itself and find a way to be human again in the way the wonderful cities have. By the way we are not from anywhere–except, maybe, we accept, where we are!

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