On Misery and Empathy

My uncle, who lived in Israel has died of Covid19 last weekend. This is not a story about him, or about covid. He was a kind man, I’m told he …

digital publishing award

A bittersweet win

Thank you all so much for this recognition – it is truly humbling, and frankly, I get misty eyed if I think about it too long. First of all, thanks …

holiday giving, 2018 edition

My 12 days of giving, 2019 edition

UPDATE for 2019: This list is largely unchanged from last year. I’m still supporting the below organizations/teams, and I’m still consulting for three of them (Walrus, Canadaland, Toronto Botanical Gardens) …

technology meets gardening

When technology meets gardening

I’m typing this from our garden. Yes, it’s much too late (into the season), and in general – I’m finally embracing working outside on regular basis. What took so long? …

June 26, 1992 – Welcome to Canada

I still remember that evening, even though I was physically exhausted and was experiencing my first ever jet lag. On June 24th, we left Ben Gurion Airport in Israel, had …