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More snow does not bring more chaos to streets (just alleys)

For the second time this week, Vancouverites woke up to snow. But Friday, December 9th’s, early dump of the white stuff did not appear to wreak havoc on the morning commute… 681 more words


Not such a bad day

Hello there. My name is Ksenia and there is one thing I want for Christmas. That is for you to have Not Such a Bad Day. 459 more words


Day thirty-nine

This is the view from my desk this morning, dear reader. As pretty as it may look, this is not good. There is a reason this neck of the woods is called the temperate rainforest. 728 more words

Black Dog Diary

The ‘Black Days’ In The Streets

Creative Works by : Melting Ice Towers

At the sides of the road, they crawl using their ischemic worn out palms and semi-gangrenous knees gradually as they look upon the riders of cars and those walking with a pair of blessed legs. 1,828 more words


Staff Profile: Ting Wang

What do you do at J-PAL?   I am a research assistant for MIT professor Amy Finkelstein, working on two of her RCT projects. One project in Pennsylvania studies if the intervention helps increase the take-up rate of SNAP, also known as “food stamps”, among poor and elderly population. 131 more words


Daily Prompt: He kept on missing his home


He, who was a modern day Vanka,

apprenticed to slavery,

defeated by poverty,

kept on missing his home,

on the cold nights of Christmas, 163 more words


December 9 Link Roundup

Pantone has picked my favorite color as Color of the Year 2017. I’ve been prepared for this day for years.

Here’s a list of dystopian novels… 337 more words