Category: Life

Dad and my brother Jonas playing chess in a backyard 1

Happy Father’s Day 2021, Dad

There’s a difference between a good Dad and a cool Dad, and the two are often mutually exclusive. But I’m lucky to have one that’s both....

A right to die rally in Calgary, Canada 2

Suicide is a Human Right

After I attempted to take my life, I spent five long weeks in the hospital, eagerly awaiting my return home. Eventually, I was discharged by the...

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One Year in Quarantine

Do you remember we were standing here a year ago? Our minds were racing and time went slow If there was trouble in the world we...

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Finding Time for Personal Projects

People with full-time jobs are often compelled to work on side projects outside of their regular work schedules. These side projects might be “side hustles,” pivots...

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Car Detailing is Therapeutic

It’s been nearly a year since COVID-19 hitched a ride on humanity’s air travel infrastructure and blew its viral load across the globe. And I’ll admit:...

Canadian Housing Costs Don’t Add Up 0

Canadian Housing Costs Don’t Add Up

The city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada — and its surrounding area — has one of the most horrifically, criminally inflated housing markets I’ve ever seen....

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7 Months Without the Gym

Since hitting my twenties, exercise has become a crucial facet of my life. It’s how I offset all the malaise, muscular atrophy, and cognitive degeneration associated...

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The Eagle Has Landed (NZXT BLD Review)

The ninth generation of gaming consoles is almost here. For a time, details about Microsoft’s and Sony’s next-gen machines were scarce. But we’re in the home...