Twitter the clear winner in the Alberta election debate


This column appeared originally on Troy Media. Oops. They did it again. And we fell for it. We actually believed the debate was about informing Albertans of the issues prior to the April 23 provincial election. We tuned in to watch an hour-long “debate” expecting an all-you-can-eat buffet of election information and ended up ordering … Continue reading Twitter the clear winner in the Alberta election debate

An old game’s revival: Winning and losing your marbles (From June 11, 1986 issue of the Fort McMurray Express newspaper)


From the archives: One of the first feature articles I ever wrote while working for the weekly newspaper in Fort McMurray, called the Fort McMurray Express. ******************************************************************* How the circle goes round and round? In recent years, young consumers have been bombarded by a barrage of high tech toys, computers, designer dolls, war games and … Continue reading An old game’s revival: Winning and losing your marbles (From June 11, 1986 issue of the Fort McMurray Express newspaper)

Policies are like panties and other outrageous musings on politics


Let's face it...with the upcoming provincial election in Alberta (expected to be called soon), we're all going to need a sense of humour. I thought I should start things off by stripping it down for first-time candidates wondering how to approach their campaigns--which policy positions to profile during the campaign and how to make that … Continue reading Policies are like panties and other outrageous musings on politics

Geek vs. Nerd


And now...the answer to an important question. Are you a geek or a nerd? I'm definitely in the geek realm although I sometimes refer to myself as a nerd when it comes to certain things (extreme interest or fascination with academics). I think the nerd imagery in this infographic is unfair (just saying). From: <a