Stop Deleting Your Online Content

Stop Deleting Your Online Content

The internet has ushered in a new era of creative publishing. In just a few clicks, any internet user can upload their content online and gain exposure in a limitless creative marketplace. But as liberating as the online world is for self-publishing, it’s also decidedly ephemeral. Because these creative works are accessed purely in a…

A Trip to Austin, Texas

A Trip to Austin, Texas

Back in late February, my partner and I took a trip to Austin, Texas. For me, the trip served to reconcile my fond childhood memories of the city with reality — and Austin didn’t disappoint. We were met with sunny days, fantastic food, and friendly service. People lined the streets and shopping centres buzzed with…

Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm

Empty store shelves. Businesses shuttering their doors. A surge in firearm and ammunition sales. The last few weeks have held many inauspicious hallmarks of a coming apocalypse. And while I don’t believe that COVID-19 is the harbinger of doom, it’s certainly tested our world’s collective ability to grapple with uncertainty — including my own. When…

Ozzy’s 1st Birthday!

Ozzy’s 1st Birthday!

I missed the opportunity to write about this on the day-of, but Ozzy, my Maine-coon/Norwegian forest cat turned 1-year old! I don’t know his exact birthday, but given that we brought him home on April 18th, 2019, at around eight weeks of age, my partner and I estimate that he was born in late February…

Cat Log: The Embiggening, Part 2

Cat Log: The Embiggening, Part 2

In my last Cat Log — a piece of gonadal gonzo journalism — I covered Ozzy’s inevitable neutering. Several months have passed since the operation, and thankfully, the little guy seems to be doing well. Only now, he’s not so little. Part of the excitement of owning a Maine Coon or another large cat breed…