Vol. 21 Iss. 06

Volume 21 Issue 6 - 02/08/2013

Bumps on the Road, Part I

What’s a student to do when a crisis arises? Things were going well; out-of-my-mind busy, but well. The house wasn’t particularly clean, but full-time work and part-time school, coupled with family and volunteer commitments, meant that something had to slide. Work was moving along, and for the first time ever I’d become really excited about… Read more »

From Where I Sit – A Good Thing

As the LRT train filled with countless groups of women, the anticipation was palpable. We had all plunked down some major coin and had no concrete idea of what we were going to get for our money. Like millions before us, we were making a leap of faith and in the process stroking off a… Read more »

The Mindful Bard – Samsara

Film: Samsara Director: Ron Fricke Genre: Documentary ?The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities; but to know someone here and there who thinks and feels with us, and though distant, is close to us in spirit?this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.? Goethe The Silent Verbosity… Read more »

In Conversation – Patricia Deslauriers, Part II

Patricia Deslauriers is the Quebecois jazz contrabassist spearheading the Patricia Deslauriers Trio, whose recording debut is a reverent tribute to the songs of beloved Quebec songster Richard Desjardins (read the Voice review here). Recently she took the time to answer Wanda Waterman’s questions about her mentors, her new album, and her upcoming career plans. (See… Read more »

Did You Know? – W3Schools

Back in the day, it was all about learning the ?three Rs.? Now, with the explosion of information technology into our everyday lives, many of us are more concerned with keeping up with the three Ws: specifically, the www, the worldwide web. It’s becoming more and more common for employers even in fields unrelated to… Read more »