Category Archives: Ian’s half-baked thoughts

On my 53rd birthday

On my 53rd birthday, I stood at a makeshift memorial of flowers and candles at the edge of the plaza outside my neighborhood library, thinking. Then I was interrupted. “Was it a n-gg-r?” the older man in the captain’s hat … Continue reading

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New Reflections

When I was a student at the University of British Columbia in the late 1980s, springtime came as a blessing and a curse. It was a hard time of year as final exams were upon us and then the search … Continue reading

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A Brave Novel-Coronavirus World

COVID-19: COronaVIrus Disease appeared at the end of 2019. At the end of 2019, we thought things were about to change. We knew something big was about to happen, that there would be some novel problem or challenge. However, we … Continue reading

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