What A Dream Taught Me About Resiliency

re·sil·ience
/rəˈzilyəns/

noun

the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity.

the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.
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Starting a blog? 12 ideas for blog posts

Originally posted on Online Journalism Blog:
I’m currently writing a chapter on blogging for a book on online journalism [UPDATE: Now published]. It includes 12 typical blog post types to kickstart ideas. Here are the examples I came up with – I’d welcome any more: UPDATE: Also available in Japanese. Point 6 UPDATED January 20 2012 in response to this blog post (I’m now wondering:… Continue reading Starting a blog? 12 ideas for blog posts

Ways to save money without a savings account

Being a full-time college student that works part-time I know how hard it is to have money for the things you want. Your friends hit you up to go to a club and you’re first questions are “How much is it?” and “Is someone driving or are we taking the bus, because cab fare isn’t happening…” I know I’ve been there. So you want to … Continue reading Ways to save money without a savings account

A Map of 10 Youth Programs in the GTA

I remember being a young, lost high school student who felt that my school wasn’t the right fit for me. Or maybe that I wasn’t a right fit for the school. When it came to extracurriculars, my school mainly offered sports teams, science clubs and our ever popular robotics team. Where, I wondered, were the clubs for kids like me who didn’t want to play … Continue reading A Map of 10 Youth Programs in the GTA

Kanye West Proposes to Kim Kardashian

The inevitable has happened. Kanye West has proposed to Kim Kardashian with a 15-carat diamond ring. The rapper popped the question last night at the AT&T baseball park in San Fransico with the message ” PLEEEASE MARRY MEE!!!” displayed on the stadiums Jumbotron. It also happened to be Kim’s 33rd birthday yesterday. Talk about a birthday present! Click here for my Storify and more about the engagement. Continue reading Kanye West Proposes to Kim Kardashian

A Look Into Little Jamaica

Oakwood and Eglinton avenue west also known as Little Jamaica has developed a reputation for being somewhat of a dangerous area that is riddled with crime and violence. This is where I grew up. I decided to return to this old neighbourhood of mine to show the good that Eglinton West has to offer and some of the history behind this community driven area. From the barbershops where customers not … Continue reading A Look Into Little Jamaica