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Home in a Canadian Suburb

My mom used to say that her best friend lived in the middle of nowhere but that nowhere was about a 40-minute drive from Montreal. So of course, when I landed in Montreal on a bright late summer day, I was fooled by what I’d seen out the airplane window. 622 more words


It. Just. Got. REAL

I sit here, equal parts excited, a bit sad and well scared AF!

T-minus one week.  What had seemed so far away is now staring me right in the face. 136 more words

#27 September

This was my view this morning on my wun.  (walk/run)  The air was crisp and there was a breeze blowing.  There were beautiful, interesting clouds all over the sky.   126 more words


Memories of Your Suburb: Oran Park

Oran Park is on the traditional land of the Dharawal people. The area has a rural character with open pastures and rolling hills. The area was originally made up of two principal land grants, one of 2,000 acres, Harrington Park, granted to William Campbell in 1815 and another to George Molle in 1817, Netherbyes, of 1600 acres. 483 more words


Nobody runs in Gonzague

A bit of everyday life in the suburbs of Abidjan, Ivory Coast

There’s a wonderful lack of urgency on the sandy streets of Gonzague, this ramshackle development stretched out along the pedestrian unfriendly, coastal route to Grand Bassam. 1,972 more words


David Staples: We're failing on infill, but winning with 'denseburbs'

The city’s goal for infill housing in Edmonton’s mature neighbourhoods is 25 per cent of all new housing by 2018.

In 2015, the city saw only 13 per cent. 779 more words

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On Hoffman Estates, Illinois

I miss Asia almost every day. There are triggers all the time – evil ex-coworkers tagging me in food photos around Asia, fluid Cantonese spoken in local Chinese restaurants, media photos of F3 reunited in Bali to attend a wedding. 446 more words