These People I bet Malcolm Gladwell feels like this sometimes. He probably feels out of place when he finds himself being one of the most modestly dressed people in a colossal building full of shiny, rich, stylish, fast moving people. I imagine Gladwell moving through this building, a shopping mall, a nice shopping mall, […]
Review of Patagonia’s Micro Puff® Hoody by Scott Slone
Every year on Presidents Day weekend the National Audubon Society and Cornell Bird Labs sponsor the Great Backyard Bird Count. This annual event (which has been happening for 22 years) is intended to be a kind of census of birds right before spring migration begins. Some North American birds may have started moving northward by […]
Pit 16 – Mediterranean Gull in the roost this evening – Graham Lawlor. CWP301(from gateway in lane to Cerney Wick & bridge over A419) – 3 Snipe, 5 Cormorant, 5 Lapwing, 2 Mute Swans, a displaying pair of Great Crested Grebes, 5 Red-crested Pochard, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 Gadwall, 18 Wigeon, 23 Coot, a Moorhen […]
Crazy mid February weather..Calm, sunny and temperatures reaching around 13 degrees! With such warmth, it isn’t surprising that there was more song around the reserve, Cettis Warbler, Linnet, Goldcrest, Reed Bunting all going. More returning Coot..now 9 on site and paired apart from the odd one of course. Breeding pair of Little Grebe also returned […]
It is always a thrill to see a Merlin. This one stayed in one place for at least 15 minutes and I took many photos. Merlins are uncommon and feed almost entirely on small birds. Due to their smallish size (10 inches or so long), they used to be called the Pigeon Hawk. Today’s was […]
More than 6,800 wines from more than 1,132 wineries representing various North American wine regions were evaluated in the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. Vintages from El Dorado County were well received with 27 wineries and winemakers capturing awards. Best of class honors went to: Batia Vineyards for its 2017 Sierra Foothills Marsanne and2017 Sierra […]
On this day in 1965, Canada’s red and white flag rose for the first time on Parliament Hill. Artists, designers and the public submitted thousands of designs, including this rough hand-drawn suggestion by Group of Seven artist A.Y. Jackson.
Ana Goosemen from the Collation for Outside Animal Trekking (COAT) says the Canada Goose overpopulation issue is limiting the survival of other species in the animal kingdom.
It’s debut album time! And this is the self-titled album from West London rapper AJ Tracey. An artist who’s been releasing music since as early as 2014, when he uploaded a 33-track mix-tape to Datpiff. He’s gone on to collaborate with artists such as Dave, Craig David and Denzel Curry. It’s been a long time […]
As I sit comfortably in row 28 of the Air Canada 767, where the exit over the wing is located, legs stretched out and Goose Island IPA finished, I reflect on the last few days. I have friends still in Haiti, colleagues from our first trip in 2010, trying desperately to get home. Our friends […]
From January 28th to February 1st myself and Pei were down in the Labrador Straits for two IDThemDays events in L’Anse Au Loup, and West Ste. Modeste. While we were there we conducted a few interviews in Red Bay, Capstan Island, L’anse Au Loup, and Forteau; it was really great to meet everyone at the […]
Former Googler and Gusto COO Lexi Reese asks interview questions about the chapters of your life story in order to figure out what your core values are. If you use lots of “I” statements, that suggests you’re more egotistical than interested in serving others. Reese said she hires more for a candidate’s values than for […]
Spring is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start prepping your commercial landscaping for the warmer weather. Your landscaping is like an extension of your building and has a big impact on your company’s success. But it can take a lot of time and effort to get your landscaping ready for the […]
Scarcity key to Canada Goose’s ‘little bit of the magic’