Recently, I haven’t had a lot of time to game. I don’t mean that I haven’t thumbed around on a phone game or two, because we all know I’m obsessed with certain brightly colored addictive interactives, but I mean really game. There’s just been too much going on, what with the US election, my dissolving health, and my multiple current jobs. There just hasn’t been any downtime, let alone the time to visit my favorite worlds. (more…)
Do you know how much time you spend listening to babies crying? Or strangers arguing? Bad music from the next car over? Men yelling stupid words at you? Endless street vendors in the bazaar that is life? You probably experience many of these things. Do you know what you could be doing instead of listening to all of that nonsense from your family at the holidays? Podcasts.
Over a decade ago, I made a promise. I was driving to work and my favourite radio station was running a week long radio-a-thon in support of Sick Kids Hospital. Instead of my usual morning music and entertainment chatter, I listened to stories from children and families who have been helped by Sick Kids. I cried all the way to the office and promised myself that, whether or not I had children, Sick Kids would be the one charity I would unfailingly support. (more…)
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