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It is nearly a year since the terrible 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Barpak, Gorkha. The massive earthquake on 25 April 2015 at 11:56 AM and subsequent aftershocks (two powerful 6.7 of magnitude on 26 April and 7.3 of magnitude on 12 May) caused widespread damage to lives and properties. 1,151 more words


Ljubljana, Slovenia & Lake Bled

I really wanted to visit Slovenia after seeing photos of Lake Bled on Pinterest. I also decided to visit Ljubljana as it’s the capital of Slovenia, I still have no idea how to pronounce it though!. 498 more words


Tsawwassen Mills, tomorrow's Mirabel Airport?

The Mirabel Airport was built  40 kilometers outside of Montreal and received great fanfare when it opened in 1975. Approximately 97,000 acres of land were expropriated for this airport, and many farmers were displaced for this venture. 277 more words


The local convenience store as Seniors' Central

Those 7-11 corner convenience stores are a staple in North American cities and in Japan. Mimi Kirk in City Lab notes that the Japanese convenience stores provide the same items as North American ones-with one exception- 198 more words

Public Spaces

No rain...No Flowers

The current situation is nourishment to the greater you!


John Maeda: Enlisting With The Next Generation

A few weeks ago I had the special honor of getting to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, held at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. 1,959 more words


Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve

I was going through my camera roll and found this picture I took while hiking last year at Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve. I have only ever been here once, but I have been wanting to make a return ever since! 35 more words