Did Thomas King's book make a big mistake on residential school deaths?

Thomas King and his publisher appear to have made a significant numerical mistake in his award-winning book, The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America (Penguin Random House Canada). 708 more words


Day 45

I tried,

I really did,

With this whole moving on thing —

I met new friends,

I lost the weight,

I broke the hearts of others. 44 more words

The Search


Nada is as Nada does,

A blank stare as the fire fizzles out.

Nada this, Nada that,

Nothing pained, Nothing hurt.

And the desire for something more — 34 more words


A zero-tech summer: Teen dream… or nightmare?

It’s been hot and hazy and felt weirdly ominous in Metro Vancouver these days. Just another reason to get a break from urban life.

In earlier days parents had certain reasons for sending their kids to summer camp, usually having to do with keeping the offspring busy and getting a break from each other. 841 more words

The Search

How do you solve a problem like Gretta Vosper, atheist clergywoman?

To most non-United Church of Canada members who have followed the peculiar case of the semi-famous Rev. Gretta Vosper, it’s a no-brainer.

Why on earth, outsiders ask, would a Christian church allow someone who has long been an outspoken atheist to remain in the clergy? 1,341 more words

The Search

Toeing the Edge of Kink vs Abuse

i have been feeling like i am getting closer and closer to the edge of my self control for a little while now. For some reason no matter what i do, how much kneeling i inflict on my knees and feet, the edge keeps creeping closer and closer. 646 more words


Roundup: June 15-June 21, 2015

Paperbacks, Sales, and Free fiction!

  • Want Ariah in ebook format but haven’t gotten around to picking up your copy? Now is your chance! In honor of the recent SCOTUS ruling legalizing same-sex marriage, 
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