In his diary, Michael debates the meaning of status updates and the many reasons for not going for a run.
Archives for March 2011
There’s St. Patrick’s Day and Valentine’s Day, but for Christianne Tisdale, a better reason to celebrate is the day she calls St. Rusty’s Day in homage to her hilarious, wise and “gloriously heart to heart” friend who died of cancer.
What do you do when you need to move a six ton killer whale from one tank to another, or a 1000-pound polar bear from its outside enclosure to its indoor enclosure? You can’t just pick these animals up or give them a yank on the leash. While there have been all sorts of creative attempts at solving these problems, one simple behaviour solves all of them — and you can teach it to your own dog in one day.
When you’re down and out and unable to go on, sometimes you need to borrow the courage to move forward. Once you do, a time may come when someone else needs it — and you can pay it forward.
A British soldier coming from Canada not only captured Washington, D.C., he also ignited the inspiration for “The Star Spangled Banner”. Then someone killed him. But who?
Phyllis Wilson ponders what she will give up this Lent. Could she actually give up Facebook?
We like to think our planet is stable, but as the recent earthquakes and tsunamis remind us, we are fragile beings on an unpredictable planet.
Sandra Phinney wonders how she could live to be 66 without hearing the word “spatchcock.” It’s a weird word but oh-so-much-fun!
An old man is pushed off a cliff while birdwatching and the perpetrator is released from custody. Murray Kirk reflect on the all-too-human cycle of suffering and justice.
With a marathon coming up, Jess goes for it, with dreams of Gatorade and that amazing feeling of accomplishment that comes at the finish.