Monthly Archives: February 2012
A Canadian Press report caught my eye last week. It was about a study into the TV viewing habits of Canadians, and it focused on a small group that has apparently turned its back on television. Canadians who shun TV tend to be young and well educated, commute by walking or public transit and prefer […]
I’ve seen myself in this picture: I came across this image when I was reviewing some of my material. It is from a 2007 advertising campaign for the United Church of Canada’s Wondercafe.ca site. It has always stuck with me as a powerful image of the divided loyalties that can come into a family when […]
When I was growing up, Lent was always a time we were encouraged to give up something we enjoyed eating. I can recall marking the 40 days before Easter by giving up chocolate, potato chips or even Reese Peanut Butter Cups. It had been a number of years since I’d made a sacrifice, so last year […]
For all of the laptops and mobile devices in my house, I never quite got the hang of cooking from a recipe displayed on a computer screen. I’ve tried propping my iPad up in a cookbook holder, or using a recipe program that displays ingredients in large type (and even speaks the directions), but it […]
Part diatribe, part public service announcement courtesy DJ Dave (via Facebook, and the Ministry to Motherhood blog).
Apple has released a preview of some of the new features in it’s latest Mac operating system upgrade, OS X Mountain Lion. Of the more than 100 new features it includes, two really stand out for me. One could make it easier to tame some information overload, while the other will contribute to it. AirPlay […]