The weekend that was: It was a quiet weekend. I worked Saturday and then on Sunday, Wendy, Oliver and I drove to Moose Jaw to say goodbye to the last weekend of the summer at Deja Vu Cafe, one of our favorite diners. Mark had to work and we ordered way too many delicious wings, especially after Oliver got full on his milkshake and ate a total of two wings. This morning Mark and I were up early because he had a photo project to shoot the entire alphabet. We went downtown early and photographed much of the downtown.
On my to-do list this week: On Tuesday I start the morning talking municipal politics with Phil Tank on CBC and end the day talking politics with Hilary Nelson and Lenore Swystun on CFCR. In between there I get to spend some quality time at RUH where I get to find out why my ankle hurts so much (it’s the infection) and I can’t walk in a straight line (that in concerning).
Procrastinating about: I am writing 15 gift guides for work this Christmas. They start going live every three days in October. I am done one of them. It’s going to be about 30,000 words when it is all said and done.
Book I’m in the midst of: I saw a great tweet by Rosie Barton saying, “Elections are my Olympics” which made me laugh but I am not a big fan of the process. With some friends that are working on opposite campaigns, I kind of find discomfort in the entire process and can’t wait until it is done. To get my mind off this, I am reading Jared Diamond’s Collapse again. It sounds bleak but I love the sections on society that avoided collapse by working together for solutions.
Music that seemed to catch my attention this past week: A shocking amount of Bjork on Spotify.
How I’m feeling about this week: I’ve got some cool projects coming up that I can’t share yet so I am counting down the days until they happen.