A Fresh Start

A Fresh Start

There’s something about hanging a new calendar in January that signals a fresh start. It’s a clean slate, a chance to start over, and reveals twelve months of exciting potential. But I’m also a writer with a book coming out this year, so the change of the calendar...
Interaction

Interaction

We get a lot of rain here on Canada’s West Coast during the winter, and with a window right next to my desk, I’m often staring out at the drizzle while I write. It struck me that the trail of rain that weaves its way down the glass is as intricate and complex as a...
Book Reader’s Heaven

Book Reader’s Heaven

– THIRST REVIEW –  I was happy to have found the author’s article on “Sense of Place” because from the time I met Geologist Alex Graham, I found myself reminiscent of a favorite series of mine by Nevada Barr, with Anna Pigeon, a park...
Sense of Place

Sense of Place

I passed by a downtown corner the other day, a location I hadn’t visited in a few months, only to find that nothing looked familiar. The coffee shop, the clothing store, the restaurant I knew so well – all were gone, replaced by a plywood and chain link fence...
A Day in the life of Alex Graham

A Day in the life of Alex Graham

I live in Vancouver, British Columbia, in a downtown condo close enough to the water that I wake to the sound of seagulls. I don’t spend much time there though, at least not since I graduated as a mining geologist eight years ago and joined my dad’s consulting...