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Entries

2021

October

Get Out (2017) October 23, 2021
Cabin in the Woods (2012) October 23, 2021
The Number 23 (2007) October 22, 2021
The Sixth Sense (1999) October 18, 2021
The Lodge (2019) October 16, 2021
The Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt October 16, 2021
The Happening (2008) October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021 October 15, 2021
Sideways (2004) October 9, 2021
nativity scene - kent monkman - 2017 October 3, 2021

September

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019) September 27, 2021
The Graduate (1967) September 23, 2021
bus riders September 22, 2021

August

The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America by Thomas King August 27, 2021
Outskirts: Women Writing from Small Places by Emily Schultz August 27, 2021
gibson & co - collingwood, ontario August 1, 2021

May

How to Do Nothing by Jenny Odell May 19, 2021

April

A World Without Email: Reimagining Work in an Age of Communication Overload by Cal Newport April 23, 2021
Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman April 19, 2021
Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman April 11, 2021

March

What We Talk About When We Talk About Books: The History and Future of Reading by Leah Price March 22, 2021
The Art of Reading by Damon Young March 19, 2021
Returning to a Slower Web March 10, 2021
Remarkable Reads: 34 Writers and Their Adventures in Reading by J. Peder Zane March 9, 2021

February

Smoketown: The Untold Story of the Other Great Black Renaissance by Mark Whitaker February 15, 2021
Bibliotherapy: The Right Book at the Right Time by Claudia Cornett and Charles Cornett February 15, 2021

January

How to Read a Book by Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren January 15, 2021
home January 4, 2021
The Minimalists: Less Is Now (2021) January 3, 2021
Death to 2020 (2020) January 3, 2021

2020

December

How to Read the News December 31, 2020
Essentialism - The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown December 29, 2020
According to Need - 99% Invisible December 22, 2020
thru December 15, 2020
oasis December 15, 2020
egress December 14, 2020
ascend December 14, 2020
The Queen's Gambit (2020) December 13, 2020
The Juror (1996) December 13, 2020
Hillbilly Elegy (2020) December 13, 2020
docking December 9, 2020
vacant December 7, 2020
vacant-4 December 5, 2020
vacant-3 December 5, 2020
vacant-2 December 5, 2020
vacant-1 December 5, 2020
This American Life December 1, 2020

November

the most wonderful time of the year November 30, 2020
November 30, 2020 November 30, 2020
November 23, 2020 November 23, 2020
November 16, 2020 November 16, 2020
California City November 13, 2020
How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi November 11, 2020
A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis November 11, 2020
November 9, 2020 November 9, 2020
California Love November 2, 2020
99% Invisible November 2, 2020
November 2, 2020 November 2, 2020

October

Hereditary (2018) October 31, 2020
A Fresh Start October 28, 2020
Badluck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West by Bryce Andrews October 25, 2020
Voices from the Rust Belt by Anne Trubek October 18, 2020

September

Walking Home: A Poet’s Journey by Simon Armitage September 20, 2020
book haul September 5, 2020

August

The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class-and What We Can Do About It by Richard Florida August 25, 2020
A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler August 23, 2020
sketch - james kingsley August 20, 2020
Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World by Maryanne Wolf August 19, 2020
my hometown sucks August 15, 2020
blind portrait - sammy roach August 15, 2020
the arlington hotel - paris, ontario August 13, 2020
Trudeau: The Education of a Prime Minister by John Ivison August 10, 2020
Brother by David Chariandy August 8, 2020
lake trail path - fanshawe lake August 8, 2020
City Quitters: An Exploration of Post-Urban Life by Karen Rosenkranz August 3, 2020

July

city quitters July 31, 2020
books books books July 31, 2020
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo July 24, 2020
Grit by Angela Duckworth July 24, 2020
They Said This Would Be Fun: Race, Campus Life, and Growing Up by Eternity Martis July 20, 2020
From the Ashes by Jesse Thistle July 20, 2020
Deeds/Abstracts: The History of a London Lot, 1 January 1991 – 6 October 1992 by Greg Curnoe July 15, 2020
Circumnavigating Lake Fanshawe July 9, 2020
Ten Cities: The Past Is Present by Wayne Johnsto July 9, 2020
Huron & Erie Regional Digest July 9, 2020
Becoming by Michelle Obama July 9, 2020
Columbine by Dave Cullen July 9, 2020

June

the importance of place - printed June 22, 2020
On Appreciating the Land which Surrounds Us June 17, 2020
Deschooling Society by Ivan Illich June 10, 2020

May

covid closed May 10, 2020

April

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink April 12, 2020
They Won't Demolish Me! by Roch Carrier April 12, 2020
Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon a Project, Read Samuel Johnson, and My Other Experiments in the Practice of Everyday Life by Gretchen Rubin April 12, 2020
Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy April 12, 2020
Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know by Malcolm Gladwell April 12, 2020
joel plaskett April 2, 2020

March

The Importance of Place March 23, 2020
The Abundant Community: Awakening the Power of Families and Neighborhoods by John McKnight March 23, 2020
The Handmaid'’'s Tale by Margaret Atwood' March 19, 2020
Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein March 10, 2020
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer March 3, 2020

February

Joker (2019) February 18, 2020
Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi February 17, 2020
Deepening Community: Finding Joy Together in Chaotic Times by Paul Bor February 7, 2020

January

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo January 27, 2020
MIDSOMMAR (2019) January 25, 2020
Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life by Eric Klinenberg January 16, 2020
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond January 16, 2020
Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodownik January 16, 2020
Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport January 5, 2020

2019

December

Knives Out (2019) December 31, 2019
The Irishman (2019) December 29, 2019
Marriage Story (2019) December 28, 2019
A History of Reading by Alberto Manguel December 27, 2019
My Hometown Sucks, Place, and Shared Sameness December 24, 2019
Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by Jon Krakauer December 18, 2019
my hometown sucks December 17, 2019
non empty corner December 15, 2019
Bullshit Jobs: A Theory by David Graeber December 5, 2019
Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life And Maybe the World by William H. McRaven December 4, 2019
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel December 1, 2019

November

The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson November 27, 2019
detroit cafe November 22, 2019
Handbook for the Positive Revolution by Edward de Bono November 17, 2019
Drinking in America: Our Secret History by Susan Cheever November 12, 2019

October

Book Ends: A Year Between the Covers by Naomi Beth Wakan October 30, 2019
Who Needs Books?: Reading in the Digital Age by Lynn Coady October 22, 2019

September

wedding portrait - avan patel September 28, 2019
pot of gold September 28, 2019
For Community September 26, 2019
What is Place but a Social Construct? September 23, 2019
The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age by Sven Birkerts September 3, 2019

July

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery July 20, 2019
old quebec July 18, 2019
green gables - prince edward island July 17, 2019
the donut bar - Fredericton, New Brunswick July 7, 2019
urban yard - toronto, ontario July 6, 2019

June

Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work by Matthew B. Crawford June 26, 2019
Letters from a Stoic by Seneca June 23, 2019
Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation by Parker J. Palmer June 9, 2019
backroads cafe - oev June 7, 2019
17 Grand Ave June 1, 2019
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain June 1, 2019

May

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling May 28, 2019

April

teddybear funeral April 10, 2019
the normal school April 8, 2019
Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom April 5, 2019

March

How Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton M. Christensen March 31, 2019
Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. by Brené Brown March 21, 2019
Lion (2016) March 17, 2019

February

The Only Living Boy in New York (2017) February 28, 2019
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) February 27, 2019
Brooklyn (2015) February 27, 2019
Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise by K. Anders Ericsson February 27, 2019
The Accountant (2016) February 24, 2019
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline February 24, 2019
A Star is Born (2018) February 23, 2019
Experience and Education by John Dewey February 17, 2019
Utopia by Thomas More February 5, 2019

January

Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth by Sarah Smarsh January 28, 2019
emotional geography - lefty smudges January 14, 2019
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut January 13, 2019
empty January 13, 2019
vacant January 12, 2019
find yourself here - lefty smudges January 10, 2019
Fifty Days of Solitude by Doris Grumbach January 8, 2019
Solitude: In Pursuit of a Singular Life in a Crowded World by Michael Harris January 7, 2019
Commonwealth by Ann Patchett January 3, 2019

2018

December

war memorial children’s hospital December 18, 2018
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel December 1, 2018

November

The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters by Priya Parker November 30, 2018
final edits November 30, 2018
the waking November 21, 2018
reader in cafe November 16, 2018
Educated by Tara Westover November 1, 2018

October

Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin October 31, 2018
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work- A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert by John Gottman October 17, 2018
north of north bay, ontario October 5, 2018
north of north bay ontario October 5, 2018
10% Happier by Dan Harris October 1, 2018

September

study September 23, 2018
untitled September 18, 2018
Ragged Company by Richard Wagamese September 1, 2018

August

Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design by Charles Montgomery August 31, 2018
patents August 9, 2018
order up August 1, 2018
cafe - montreal, quebec August 1, 2018

July

celebration in the streets - paris, france July 10, 2018
Rising Strong: The Reckoning. The Rumble. The Revolution by Brene Brown July 8, 2018
On Writing: 10th Anniversary Edition: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King July 1, 2018

May

Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by Brene Brown May 17, 2018
kellogg’s corn flake May 9, 2018
Happy City: Book Club May 5, 2018

April

greatest hits April 16, 2018

March

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky March 17, 2018

February

People Space: The Making and Breaking of Human Boundaries by Norman Ashcraft February 17, 2018

January

matthew thomas January 17, 2018

2017

December

Readings on Place December 15, 2017

November

street preachers November 17, 2017
vacant November 14, 2017
Place as a Verb November 7, 2017

October

long day October 31, 2017
cafe views October 31, 2017
Place that make us October 23, 2017
vacant October 12, 2017

June

vacant June 4, 2017
broadcast - museum london June 1, 2017

March

st. francis xavier - alumni house March 29, 2017
I’m not ignoring you, it’s just that I’m busy March 25, 2017
vacant March 9, 2017

January

vacant January 11, 2017

2016

November

vacant November 27, 2016
What’s Next? November 15, 2016
A City Study November 4, 2016

September

pony - brantford, ontario September 24, 2016
vacant September 11, 2016

August

self portrait August 15, 2016
etch-a-sketch - the strong museum of play August 15, 2016
vacant-3 August 4, 2016
vacant-2 August 4, 2016
vacant-1 August 4, 2016

July

ritual cafe July 26, 2016

June

vacant June 10, 2016

April

Growing Prosperity April 18, 2016

2015

December

Twenty-Fifteen December 28, 2015

November

in:out November 3, 2015

September

A Note on Depression September 9, 2015

August

movie night in the park - chicago, illinois August 4, 2015
full spread August 3, 2015

May

south court May 9, 2015

April

miscellaneous April 12, 2015

January

vacant January 26, 2015

2014

August

gracie August 25, 2014
self portrait August 23, 2014

July

untitled July 27, 2014
on a boat - 2014 July 26, 2014
not forrest July 25, 2014
summer home - fanshawe lake July 12, 2014
lake trail - fanshawe lake July 12, 2014
fanshawe lake July 12, 2014
window washer July 10, 2014
Don’t Worry. [this city] is awesome. July 2, 2014

April

Rochester, New York April 29, 2014
gracie April 19, 2014
heading home - new york state April 13, 2014
donuts delite - rochester, new york April 13, 2014
amy's place - buffalo, new york April 13, 2014
the thing - rochester, new york April 12, 2014
slots - museum of play - rochester, new york April 12, 2014
rochester, new york April 12, 2014
museum of play - rochester, new york April 12, 2014
museum of play - 2 - rochester, new york April 12, 2014
market donut April 12, 2014
market cafe - rochester, new york April 12, 2014
genesee brewing - rochester, new york April 12, 2014
entertainer - rochester, new york April 12, 2014
dinosaur bbq - rochester, new york April 12, 2014
diner at the market - rochester, new york April 12, 2014
cafe - rochester, new york April 12, 2014
big bird - museum of play - rochester, new york April 12, 2014
bert & ernie - museum of play - rochester, new york April 12, 2014
bbq salad April 12, 2014
alley shoes April 12, 2014
alley - rochester, new york April 12, 2014
entertainer - b&w April 12, 2014
threshold - rochester, new york April 11, 2014
threshold - niagara falls April 11, 2014
rochester, new york April 11, 2014
pub - rochester, new york April 11, 2014
on the way to rochester, new york April 11, 2014
nixon April 11, 2014
geness bock beer - rochester, new york April 11, 2014
dinner April 11, 2014
breakfast for dinner April 11, 2014

2013

November

vacant November 12, 2013

October

[this city] October 26, 2013

September

Authentic Experiences September 5, 2013

August

smoker August 21, 2013

July

Why Block Party in a Box? July 31, 2013
taloola cafe - windsor, ontario July 12, 2013

June

vacant-4 June 25, 2013
vacant-3 June 25, 2013
vacant-2 June 25, 2013
vacant-1 June 25, 2013
vacant-2 June 4, 2013
vacant-1 June 4, 2013

May

da vinci May 28, 2013
vacant-2 May 17, 2013
vacant-1 May 17, 2013

April

vacant April 25, 2013
vacant April 21, 2013
stenning - hare - kirkpatrick April 15, 2013

March

vacant March 28, 2013
converters March 8, 2013
Official Passport... March 7, 2013
vacant March 3, 2013
matthew thomas March 1, 2013

January

Block Party in a Box January 1, 2013

2012

December

vacant-3 December 23, 2012
vacant-2 December 23, 2012
vacant-1 December 23, 2012

November

vacant-4 November 30, 2012
vacant-3 November 30, 2012
vacant-2 November 30, 2012
vacant-1 November 30, 2012
white November 28, 2012
vacant November 22, 2012
blue November 22, 2012
patiently waiting November 20, 2012
view over horton street - colour November 17, 2012
view over horton street - bw November 17, 2012
waiting November 16, 2012
vacant November 7, 2012
Vacant November 6, 2012
vacant November 6, 2012
Big City Lights November 4, 2012

October

London Culture Tour: Dive Bar Edition October 17, 2012
victoria tavern October 13, 2012
town and country October 13, 2012
town and country - inside October 13, 2012
st regis tavern October 13, 2012
richmond tavern October 13, 2012
playtime cafe October 13, 2012
nick @ trax October 13, 2012
eastside bar and grill October 13, 2012
clicks October 13, 2012
crossroads October 12, 2012
What About Our Stories? October 11, 2012

July

Parking (Ottawa-2) July 10, 2012

June

delivery - toronto, ontario June 19, 2012
parking - ottawa, ontario-9 June 16, 2012
parking - ottawa, ontario-8 June 16, 2012
parking - ottawa, ontario-7 June 16, 2012
parking - ottawa, ontario-6 June 16, 2012
parking - ottawa, ontario-5 June 16, 2012
parking - ottawa, ontario-4 June 16, 2012
parking - ottawa, ontario-3 June 16, 2012
parking - ottawa, ontario-11 June 16, 2012
parking - ottawa, ontario-10 June 16, 2012
construction - ottawa, ontario June 16, 2012
parking - ottawa, ontario-2 June 15, 2012
parking - ottawa, ontario-1 June 15, 2012
Walk London June 9, 2012

May

low riders on dundas May 2, 2012

April

fcg - hot dog April 10, 2012
man with purse April 9, 2012

2011

December

Dear Facebook Friends December 20, 2011

November

one November 2, 2011

October

cruising October 26, 2011

August

waiting - st. marys August 29, 2011
james wilkinson August 13, 2011
potter August 13, 2011

July

jody bailey July 17, 2011
one downtown July 14, 2011
communal court July 9, 2011

June

nightlight-9 June 27, 2011
nightlight-8 June 27, 2011
nightlight-7 June 27, 2011
nightlight-6 June 27, 2011
nightlight-5 June 27, 2011
nightlight-4 June 27, 2011
nightlight-3 June 27, 2011
nightlight-2 June 27, 2011
nightlight-14 June 27, 2011
nightlight-13 June 27, 2011
nightlight-12 June 27, 2011
nightlight-11 June 27, 2011
nightlight-10 June 27, 2011
nightlight-1 June 27, 2011
edward jackman June 18, 2011

January

history of computing January 30, 2011

2010

December

untitled December 17, 2010

November

Hamilton Road November 30, 2010
hamilton road-9 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-8 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-7 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-6 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-5 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-4 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-3 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-2 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-19 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-18 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-17 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-16 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-15 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-14 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-13 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-12 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-11 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-10 November 21, 2010
hamilton road-1 November 21, 2010

October

pat dryburgh October 30, 2010
parkade October 17, 2010
generations October 16, 2010
zak young October 7, 2010

September

PARK(ing) Day September 17, 2010

August

hidden August 20, 2010

June

This Once Was June 18, 2010
Observations (film) June 10, 2010

February

Biography of a Woman (fiction) February 28, 2010
pat dryburgh February 20, 2010
brian frank February 19, 2010
100 Ways February 1, 2010

2009

November

thomas cermak November 14, 2009

September

still life September 19, 2009
signs of life September 17, 2009
prize every time September 16, 2009
not a minor September 16, 2009

August

segway August 29, 2009
taking a rest August 9, 2009

July

yellow July 30, 2009
service centre July 27, 2009

May

two percent May 29, 2009
peter May 29, 2009
shadow study-13 May 28, 2009
shadow study-12 May 28, 2009
shadow study-11 May 28, 2009
shadow study-10 May 28, 2009
shadow study-9 May 25, 2009
shadow study-8 May 25, 2009
shadow study-7 May 25, 2009
shadow study-6 May 25, 2009
shadow study-5 May 25, 2009
shadow study-4 May 25, 2009
shadow study-3 May 25, 2009
shadow study-2 May 25, 2009
shadow study-1 May 25, 2009

April

linda April 5, 2009

March

go ghosts go March 28, 2009

2008

June

market square - victoria, british columbia June 4, 2008

2006

May

raine maida - our lady peace - john labatt centre May 7, 2006

2005

July

Paris, France July 31, 2005

June

louvre - paris, france June 16, 2005
views - paris, france June 14, 2005
sex shops - paris, france June 14, 2005
to la défense - paris, france June 9, 2005
la défense - paris, france June 9, 2005
infrastructure - paris, france June 9, 2005
from la défense - paris, france June 9, 2005
the mona lisa - paris, france June 8, 2005
louvre - paris, france June 8, 2005
views - paris, france June 6, 2005
riverboat - paris, france June 6, 2005
infrastructure - paris, france June 6, 2005
graffiti - paris, france June 5, 2005
mini - paris, france June 4, 2005
home(less) - paris, france June 4, 2005
entertainer - paris, france June 4, 2005
architecture - paris, france June 4, 2005
passage - paris, france June 3, 2005

May

traffic - paris, france May 31, 2005
sportsball - paris, france May 31, 2005
arc de triomphe - paris, france May 31, 2005