Weekly roundup August 26 - September 1


The Swimmer The Local

America’s Weak-Beer Wars Governing

Russ Conway, the journalist who took down hockey boss Alan Eagleson, dies at age 70 National Post / The New York Times


Weekly roundup August 12-25

Yes, I missed last week. I was going to do it and then I didn’t. Instead, I enjoyed Montreal summer at the Botanical Gardens 🌱 🌳 🌾 🌲 (highly recommended) and participating in the Pride Parade 🌈.


Mayor Jim Watson: After 40 years, I’m opening the closet door The Ottawa Citizen

35 under 35: Announcer Kirsten Karbach offers Phillies fans another reason to tune in to Double-A Reading The Athletic

Goodbye, Governing Governing

The deception in the SNC affair is the most troubling aspect of all The National Post

What is Haberman? The Regex King

Do homes without kitchens mark the end of human civilization? TVO


^ h/t to all the twitterers who dropped this in my feed 🧨 🔥

2019 Bike Ride 10

Just a quick ride to the market and back. Peaches have arrived!

Total trip distance: 4.67 km

Moving time: 0h 15m

2019 Ride 10

Weekly roundup August 5-11


Dallas airport passengers silently salute the return of a fallen hero Global News

‘Since I got my bike, I’ve stopped playing ‘Fortnite’’ The Boston Globe

Behind the Lens: How the Tilt-a-Whirl Became a Fixture of State Fairs Governing


Weekly roundup July 29 - August 4


The Perils of Professional Dress The Walrus

Don’t Worry, We Will Both Find Out (Just Not Together) Ghostrunner on First

Lessons in ugly – understanding Edmonton’s downtown library fiasco National Post


2019 Bike Ride 9

I was up early again today, for no reason, so I jumped out of bed and went riding. First around Nun’s Island where I sat at the southern point of the island. Then across the ice control structure for the Champlain Bridge and along the strip of land between the Saint Lawrence River and the Seaway, and quickly through Parc Jean-Drapeau before heading home.

Total trip distance: 30.23 km

Moving time: 1h 33m

2019 Ride 9

2019 Bike Ride 8

It was another free Bixi Sunday so I met up with someone and we biked along the Lachine Canal then down to Parc Angrignon. We walked through the park in a sun downpour that was quite refreshing in the hot afternoon. Next, we rode along the Lachine Aquaduct and down to Verdun for lunch before heading back toward home.

Total trip distance: 20.67 km

2019 Ride 8