Steppin Out of a Las Vegas Elevator

One cool breezy morning in Las Vegas I was coming down to breakfast at The Bellagio. When I arrived back at the ground floor the elevator doors opened and I heard Joe Jackson’s cool appropriate track “Stepping Out” was kicking off. I walked through the laneway in the Casino while tuning into Jackson’s classic keyboard wizardry. […]

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The Pursuit of Pursuits

This writing tatt is very significant to me. I asked hometown New Glasgow Nova Scotia tattoo artist Brian Mackenzie if he could draw up something reflective and symbolic of writing, include a quill pen and the hand-written word “Solitude”. This is the brilliant design he came up with, now on my right arm. “Solitude” is also the title […]

Memory Pub Crawl

I moved to Canmore, Alberta in April of 1999. Upon my arrival there within a day, I found a great pub over by where I would be working called the Rose and Crown. Spent the better part of the first 4 days in town eating meals there. Probably because I was insanely shy and not […]

Notes for Nan

Several years ago I went to a local print shop and asked them to make up custom notebooks for my Grandmother. In her house and her apartments, she always had bits of paper in different places. Usually these were grocery lists or things she was trying to remember. So I thought this would be a […]