editorializing

On “jokes”

We are entering four years of a council with majority women so I feel it incumbent upon me to provide a primer of sorts for dealing with a council comprised mainly of women. Here’s what you do: you treat them the same way as men. I know, weird, right. And normally as a progressive feminist, Continue reading On “jokes”

On getting out.

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about getting out, how people decide when it’s time to leave, whether it’s your house, your career, or your city. We like to pretend it’s rational. I don’t think that’s always the case. Watching the residents of Fort McMurray  throwing random things into their trucks and inching through a Continue reading On getting out.