Can You Afford Four Houses?

four houses, Sister Wives, tv series
One of my guilty pleasures after a long day of work is to watch a show or two from a series on Netflix.  Right now, I’m watching the TLC series Sister Wives about a polygamist family where there is one husband and four wives.  Don’t forget the seventeen kids. Photo courtesy of hollywoodlife.com. I know some people are irked by this show and the Brown family’s polygamy lifestyle....

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Posted in: Editors Picks, Entertainment and Leisure

Updates: September 9 – 15

The beginning of September always seems to be jam packed, and this year was no exception. After returning from Singapore last week, CF and I turned around and headed out to Washington DC this past week. I was attending a conference, so we did a few of our free activity suggestions but not as many as if we were on vacation. One disappointing aspect was the hotel that the conference was held in. At...

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Posted in: Weekly Updates

Social isolation

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The Vancouver Sun has a new series of articles discussing social isolation in the big city. Studies have shown that feeling lonely or disconnected from your community and peers can have far-reaching negative effects on health. Having better bonds with your neighbours and community also provides a support network in times of need. With increasing avenues for electronic connectedness, are we losing...

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Posted in: Philosophy

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