In a few short days I’ll be boarding my flight to Vancouver – my first flight since returning from New York in March1. You might say I’m a wee bit excited.Read more "Vancouver Bound"
Several months ago I was sitting in my office trying to get some work done in the few moments I had between meeting with students, meeting with community partners, prepping for class, or filling in the seemingly endless pablum that is administrative forms. I was tired – exhausted to be honest. I’m pretty sure it was mid-semester, […]Read more "All The Feels"
For those who have been keeping track, you’ll know that I’ve been a faculty member in the School of Computer Science at the University of Guelph since January of 2011. What you might not know is that my position was a 5 year contractually limited position with an expiry date of December 31, 2015.Read more "Regularized"
Over the weekend I spent some time organizing files, prepping notes for class, and doing whatever it is that profs do in their free time1. Of course, sitting around organizing meant that I spent much of my time exploring the past year of work. It’s weird; most days I feel as if I get nothing […]Read more "Three Year Prof-iversary"
I have a confession to make. A confession that is well overdue, and going on 4 years in the making. At the strapping young age of 38, I am without a family doctor. I’ll give you a moment to pick yourselves up off of the floor. For years this was never a problem. I moved […]Read more "An Apple A Day"
This weekend was the 30th anniversary of the Hillside Festival. It was also the 2nd time I attended. My first venture to Hillside was 2 years ago. At that time, I attended because I had promised Dr. Steph that I would. And I’m a man who keeps his promises. Apparently. What is Hillside? For those not […]Read more "You Hang Up"
This past weekend I did several things that I haven’t done in a long time. First and foremost I took some time off. In fact, I took Thursday and Friday off too. Oh, and also Monday1. A five day weekend you say? Don’t mind if I do. Even better, this particular five day weekend included […]Read more "A Weekend With The Good Doctor"