Love is all around, between Valentine’s Day and Family Day and the ongoing festival of family birthdays that is this time of year. Here are some posts I loved, or at least liked a great deal.
What else delighted me this week?
- Katt Adachi is in love with The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, and I love her passion for comics.
- Jeff Samsonow loves Pogo, the new car-sharing service.
- Caroline Gault spends five minutes with Sarah Chan and Mayor Don Iveson, who love each other and their Poppy Barley shoes.
- Stuart Kehrig and his wife Chrissy had a beautiful time cross-country skiing in Jasper.
- Thomas Wharton’s writing process includes using his kids’ toys to make dioramas of Charles Darwin’s voyage aboard the Beagle. So cool.
- Laura Frey looks at books through the lens of celebrity, and dishes on Timothy Caulfield’s latest launch.
- Poet laureate Mary Pinkoski performs Dear Iceland on the Edmonton Arts Council blog.
- Linda Hoang shines her social-media spotlight on some more local Instagrammers of note.
- Transplant Services at the University Hospital has an artist-in-residence, Brad Necyk, who is casting a film, reports Salena Kitteringham.
- Vintage Edmonton unearths another stunning piece of ephemera: The CJCA-AM News Bureau War Diary from 1946.
- Natasha Chiam pulls a lot of threads to knit together an examination of how expectations shape us.
- Beth Sanders introduces the concept of alternative prosperity, which I have to say, I love.