PostArctica: Walk #7 – Completing The Circle

“This is what I had come for, just this, and nothing more. A fling of leafy motion on the cliffs, the assault of real things, living and still, with shapes and powers under the sky- this is my city, my culture, and all the world I need.” ― Annie Dillard, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek I ...

PostArctica: Walk # 1

“Being human is itself difficult, and therefore all kinds of settlements (except dream cities) have problems. Big cities have difficulties in abundance, because they have people in abundance.” ― Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities Started at Metro Champs des Mars. There is a lot of construction in this location, the ...

John Laforet: My Day in Montreal

I’m sitting in the airport in Montreal and thought I would share a bit about my day as we wait to board. The reason it took sixteen calls to get a hotel room in Montreal last night, became apparent today after perusing the local media. Montreal’s 32nd annual pride parade and NASCAR were both big ...