June is half over already? What?! There must be some mistake. However, onward.
Some posts related to place-making:
- Breanne Fisher talks to community connector Miranda Jimmy, whose Heart Garden makes physical the hope emerging from the report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
- Crystal Lee takes a look at what Night Market Edmonton is doing for downtown.
- Randy Talbot notices a lot of changes along 96th Street.
- Alex Mickelson explores efforts to make public space more inviting, including the upcoming #DIYcity project.
- Vaulted Willow certainly made Borden Park a different and inviting place, and has been recognized, notes the Edmonton Arts Council.
Let’s get bookish:
- Stephanie Bailey chats with artist Sara French about her installation at The Drawing Room, entitled Dog-Eared.
- Lindy Pratch plays book bingo.
- Bill Thompson has mixed feelings about a sequel to The Wind in the Willows.
How about some fashion:
- Sue Heuman gives a big thumbs-up to St. Albert’s Monjeloco Jeans.
- Lyndsey at Over My Styled Body discovers a connection with and an affection for Edmonton’s own Eve + Enoch.
- Vickie Laliotis cracks me up. That is all.
And a grab bag of various and sundry:
- Owen Brierley unleashes his “heliocentric model of transmedia” on the world (with surprise cameo by me, but that’s not why you should read it).
- Things are looking grim for Athabasca University, reports David Climenhaga.
- Lori Godin makes a strong case for camping at Dinosaur Provincial Park.
- Lowetide sets out the reasonable expectations for the Oilers heading into this weekend’s draft.
- Avry Lewis-McDougall applies the full brunt of his enthusiasm to the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
- Sara MacLennan finds some fun things to do with the City of Edmonton’s online maps.
- Katryna from Boots & Cats learns a lot from teaching people how to sew.
- The Society of Edmonton Atheists explains why it demonstrated outside of the Long Island Medium’s show at Rexall Place.
- Sandy VanRiper is rediscovering joy, which makes me happy for her and for us.
(P.S. I’ve had lots of great conversations over the past week about my next adventure. If you would like to have coffee with me, please see if there’s a time on my calendar that makes sense for you and make a request so I can schedule you in.)