April 2005 archive

both alike in dignity

Today I received the invitation to my brother’s wedding so I guess it’s officially official. He lives in England and the wedding is in Arizona so I’ve missed all of the usual pre-wedding chaos. For me, it began today. I had to chuckle a little as I read the invitation. It was about this time […]

choosing your family

Yesterday was the Sun Run. It’s a bit of a misnomer if you ask me, but you have to appreciate the optimism (thanks Andrew). It rained, which I’m told is pretty common, but it was still great. There’s something magical about fifty thousand people of varying athletic ability all showing up to go 10K. Pretty […]

what I love about Vancouver

I grew up in a very, very white town. I’ve lived in England and Nigeria, but I don’t remember much of it. Mostly I remember this place where everyone looked the same. I can remember people referring to “the black kid” in high school. There was only one, in a school of 1200. Scary. But […]

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