2021yir

2021.   It’s hard to do a year in review when so much has felt like an extension of March 2020. COVID-19 continues to influence every aspect of our lives, even for the foolish who pretend that it doesn’t. At the hospital, things moved out of Incident response and into operational response, which meant me …

2013

My memorable moments from 2013: – Speaking at my first academic conference, the SSHRC congress in Victoria – Buying a car at a yard sale and road tripping back from Van with the lovely Mari – Buying my first sailboat with Sebastian – Beginning my MA program, and being faced with the possibility that I’m …

2016

My 2016: tl/dr: it was hard and sad and happy and crazy and it’s all going to be okay. This has been a tumultuous year for me. I have become quite comfortable with chaos, confusion, and disorder in my life – but 2016 just went too far in that direction. As with everyone, there were …

2017

2017 tl/dr: The world has been frustrating, but my year has been great. The dominant thread of this year is centered around Shelley. We met (thanks Leah), fell in love, I moved in with her, and we bought a house together. She’s sleeping beside me now, and it’s hard to believe that it hasn’t even …

2020

I often do a year in review post around this time. It’s been a hard one to get my head around. 2020 will be rembered for a generation as a singularly chaotic year. The COVID-19 illness has dominated everybody’s daily lives since the spring. I feel lucky that, working in the hospital, I didn’t lose …