Weekly roundup August 6-12


Welcome to the Quiet Skies The Boston Globe

We Tracked Police and Military Planes at the G7 Motherboard

Strong local democracy is worth fighting for Toronto Star

Children of Canadian expats battle ‘bureaucratic terrorism’ in quest for citizenship National Post


Weekly roundup July 30 - August 5


COMMENTARY: A fair gun control debate requires accurate firearm facts Global

Lament for a smashed iPhone — my life is better for having known you Ottawa Citizen

Jonathan Gold, Food Critic Who Celebrated L.A.’s Cornucopia, Dies at 57 The New York Times


Weekly roundup July 23-29


Searching for Home in Aunt Mariah’s Recipe Box food52

Here’s to you, swim instructors and daycamp counsellors—the heroes of summer Maclean’s

“Who Can Explain the Athletic Heart?” The Ringer


Weekly roundup July 16-22


A Model for Agility in the Public Sector Governing

You’re never too old to become fluent in a foreign languag The Conversation

Life after FARC: Rebellion was their only job. Now former guerrillas struggle to understand civilian life The Globe and Mail

The Man Who Cleans Up After Plane Crashes GQ


2018 Bike Ride 12

I woke up early for no reason today so I hopped on my bike and did a long loop. Down to the waterfront, along the waterfront to Humber then up to Annette and back along Dupont/Davenport. A beautiful morning for the ride.

Total trip distance: 33.7 km

2018 Ride 12

2018 Bike Ride 11

Mid-week day off on a great sunny day. Rode to the AGO and MEC.

Total trip distance: 11.7 km

2018 Ride 11

Weekly roundup July 9-15


It’s time for Ontario to step into the present and follow Alberta’s lead on booze National Post

The Liberals’ random breath testing will turn everything into an airport National Post

Comparing City Street Orientations

As a society, we’ve ruined the concept of food The Globe and Mail