I live on the edge.
OK, one block away from the edge. Lloydminster has the provincial border for Alberta/Saskatchewan running right through it (it’s hard to miss, there’s some large, red “border markers” where highways 16 and 17 intersect, and highway 17 technically is the border) and I live one block over from Highway 17, on the Alberta side.
So I can see Saskatchewan any time I want. Actually, I work on the Saskatchewan side, and right outside my office window is, you guessed it, Alberta. Continue reading
One of my friends once wrote on her Facebook status “Journalism is a cooler degree than yours.”
It’s entirely possible to disagree — I wouldn’t mind having a minor in geography, so clearly I think that’s a pretty cool degree; I also sometimes wonder what would have happened if I’d chosen to take my degree in marine biology, graphic design, or a diploma in sound engineering. There are different reasons for why all those didn’t pan out, but that’s a different blog post. Continue reading
Or in a niche.
My first blog postings can be found on the Reflector website; as an editor, each of us was expected to blog weekly. “Expected to,” or “supposed to” are the key words. I think my average was one blog post about every two weeks.
Starting that blog was torture. Continue reading