July 2013

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More than a year has now passed since I left the public service. The most surprising thing about that is how I don’t feel like I have ever regretted the choice. There are individuals who I miss, and I certainly miss the regular paycheques, but there have seldom if ever been times when I would […]

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I have uploaded my photos from the wedding of my friends Andrea and Mehrzad.

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Delbanco’s essay considers abolitionism as a general category of political vision, one impelled by “imprecatory prophets” whose contribution is, in part, to envision what their contemporaries regarded as “preposterous” and to make it seem possible. Abolitionists render a moral case against the existence and endurance of or or more of a society’s perceived wrongs, such […]

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Andrea’s wedding was great. However, the ‘stay one night in Ottawa with no accommodation’ plan is shaping up badly. The rain was unexpected, as was losing my suit bag and being unable to change. Also, the bus station is closed from 2:30am until 5:00am.

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Tomorrow I am doing a rapid jot over to Ottawa for the wedding of my good friends Andrea and Mehrzad. It will be four and a half hours on the bus tomorrow, starting at 10:30am and accompanied by comprehensive exam reading material. The wedding is from 7:00pm until 2:00am. I will then be hanging around […]

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