A series of shots from the Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo that weren't used in print. My favourites of the misfit children.
100 years ago my aunt had this cigarette rolling machine. I would roll cigarette's for her and my uncle. I was...8 or 9? Anyway, I would pull the tobacco from this can. Jam it into the machine. Slide a filtered paper cylinder on a protuberance. And, like an old school credit card lithographer, I would … Continue reading Rolling smokes
There once was a little boy and he was good. He was happy and loved to smile. His smile made everyone else around him smile. Birds smiled. Trees smiled. Invisible cheese smiled. His smile lit up the world. Well, not the whole world. Gary the rock, he couldn't smile. You see, Gary was a rock, … Continue reading The story of the smiling rock
My favourite pictures make me calm. I get to study them at my own pace. I can come back to them if interrupted. I can make my own decisions. I like pictures. The ones I my head I call ideas. The tangible ones I call art. A word is with a thousand pictures. A beam … Continue reading Calm
The birth of our child is more than just keeping the lovely little human alive, but keeping ourselves sane and compassionate for each other. In the back of my head I keep saying that this has been done before (parenthood) and that we will be stronger for it, and so far we are. We are … Continue reading Babydom
At the suggestion of Andriko Lozowy and the Sailin' On vegan food truck at the Edmonton Folk Festival, I've decided to review the Tamarind Nectar beverage from Jumex. Lozowy suggested it was a hard sell which made me a bit hesitant, but as a man who once ate his weight in Big Turk bars, I've never been … Continue reading Tamarind Nectar beverage review