This week, I’m not just reading your blogs, I’m the subject of one. Aaah! Funmi Omotade-Tan of FO Photography writes about the portrait session she did with me as part of a criss-cross with the Seen and Heard in Edmonton podcast. We had a lot of fun, and I’m very pleased with the results.
OK, that’s enough of me. What about you?
- Bree Emmerson dives way back into her role-playing game history to renew her love affair with Ancient Anguish.
- Jessica Culling’s husband goes to great lengths to make a perfect cup of coffee.
- I now know more about Vin Diesel’s hobbies than I ever knew I wanted to, and I feel better for it. Thanks, Jay Runham.
- Mike Ross looks at how CanCon superstars’ career found new life in casinos.
- Vickie Laliotis reveals how she beats blogger burnout as she continues to make Adventures in Fashion a must-read.
- Beverley Jackman finds herself way under downtown.
Feasts for the senses
- Stacey K features a gorgeous shoot in Griesbach to inspire couples to consider a fall wedding. She’s also got a guest post from Amy Sanderson on bulbs to plant now for spring wedding flowers.
- Sandy Joe Karpetz makes a scrapbook love letter to the city.
- Ana Pejkanovic takes a beautiful walk in the park in the perfect poncho.
- Glenn Kubish derives great joy from a jazz performance’s intersection with Ukrainian cooking and other Edmontonosity.
- Margaret Bose-Johnson creates a good-looking green eggs and ham lasagne (gluten-free for my celiac readers).
- Maegan Lukian makes her own bubble tea.
- Love looks awfully good on Holly and Sean as they celebrate eight years together in the fun lane.
- Northern Sessions does it again with a beautifully shot and recorded set by Our Good Wolf.
- Alyssa Lau reflects on a year at the helm of New Classics Studios, including its striking debut at Western Canada Fashion Week.
- Megan McKenn falls in love with the leggings from Hot Dame Clothing, based in Morinville.
- Nicole Winski shows off Fangirl Gang, a fashion collaboration born at MacEwan.
- Make Something Edmonton profiles Kristine MacDonald, the coppersmith who creates jewelry out of Edmonton icons at Smithstine.
- If you have a need for speed, check out the 10 best plays from this year’s Edmonton Open on the Edmonton Table Tennis Club’s blog.
- Kristina Lynne’s house flip was interrupted by a torpedo and a stolen truck caper, so, eventful much?
- David Climenhaga has the Wildrose’s Derek Fildebrandt mad at him, so he asks you: Was he fair?
- Natasha Chiam examines whether all of that post-election ogling of Justin Trudeau is sexist.
- Maurice Tougas has a theory on why Trudeau’s sunny ways worked.
- Mack Male takes a closer look at the Liberals that Edmonton is sending to Ottawa.
- Dave Cournoyer notes that tax increases may not be the political kryponite they once were.
- Bruce Cinnamon recounts how several generations of student groups eventually made it OK to be gay at the University of Alberta.
- Latitude 53 has launched an Indiegogo campaign to make it more pleasant to go to the loo at the gallery.
- Trent Wilkie is raising money for the Stollery Children’s Hospital by playing World of Warcraft all night at Extra Life.
- Lori Godin lists four things young kids can do that will make parents’ lives easier.
- Sandy VanRiper has a great method to encourage kids to teach each other.
- Mike Jenkinson has found a new way to get voice memos off your iPhone without iTunes, now that SoundCloud isn’t an option.
- The Local Good spotlights the video profiles of participants in this year’s Good Hundred Experiment.
That’s a lot, but there’s even more at ShareEdmonton. I collect my picks in a Flipboard magazine, and I share stuff on Twitter: @seenandheardyeg and @karenunland.
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