Paper Fans

Jul 29, 2020 |Mark Ryan
The word of the day is “Surreality.” COVID-friendly baseball started up this week, in eerily-empty stadiums. That wasn’t fake news you heard, that was fake noise, pumped in to ballparks for added “realism.” (I’m just getting warmed-up). Piling on, actual...
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Deeper Dive into Tech Brain

Jul 16, 2020 |Mark Ryan
The pandemic has driven us online – working, shopping, entertaining, and catching up with friends and family -- all deepening our dependency on technology. We are glued to our screens for work all day, then connecting with close ones through video conferencing...
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Strawberries are drinking it up

Jul 14, 2020 |Mark Ryan
It was sunny there for a minute. If there’s a bonus to enduring a 4-month April, it’s the luscious wild strawberries spontaneously adorning the greenspaces around my part of town. Seriously, I think these are maybe the biggest, sweetest I’ve ever seen...
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Rainmaking

Jul 04, 2020 |Mark Ryan
Good afternoon. When you live in Prince Rupert, as we did 30 years ago (ouch), you develop a warped sense of normal when it comes to the sky. It could rain every day – for eternity -- and nobody would be surprised. It doesn’t even count as a rain there...
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