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Archive for December 2009

“Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food and water and […]

Posted on 14 December 2009 and filed under personal, pets

I’ve Seen A Lot About “Government 2.0″, Now I Want to Know About “Citizen 2.0″

How do we demonstrate that open government works, that we want to be engaged, that we are intelligent enough to understand that if you make government more human you won’t be opening yourself up to criticism for your flaws but respect for your transparency?

Posted on 13 December 2009 and filed under articles, Best Of, Canada, comments, main, social media

Some Thoughts On Government, New Ideas, and Systemic Change

I just left these comments on David Eaves‘ post about the Public Policy and Governance Review in response to his interview with the publication, but I thought I’d share them here, as well: “1. I think you’re dead-on when you talk about “young people” (or more accurately, maybe just people geared towards new ways of […]

Posted on 7 December 2009 and filed under articles, ideas, politics

This Week’s Reads: Copenhagen, Access to Information, and Legalize Everything

I haven’t done the best job of keeping an updated list of my favourite reads on this blog (though you can track my reading here and here, but this morning I’ve come across three articles worth sharing, and the time to share them. Michael M’Gonigle – Against Copenhagen Wasn’t sure what to expect from the […]

Posted on 7 December 2009 and filed under misc


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Morning project: raised-bed gardenDuck eggs are pre-dyedDerek Joyce avec band.@rosewoodsdiary play"Hey Shame" aka the @daybreaknorth theme song. I feel I should jump on stage and introduce what's coming up.In place of the classic line or 'x' to prove you bought a ticket, Derek Joyce's crew uses a turtle.This is what the best cheddar cheese in Canada looks like @fhcheeses @hshgroceryBlack Spruce Bog, black and white