Although my parents immigrated to Canada from a country where English and another language was officially spoken, they had chosen to only speak English to me growing up. They would converse to each other in their mother tongue and then switch to English when addressing me. To this day, I can still ... Read More about Unilingual and Not So Proud of It
Editor's Note: This article was originally published on Sept 2, 2012, and has been updated. I know I had a pretty good childhood with very loving parents who wanted to provide for me as best as they could and that they did. But sometimes I felt I missed out on certain things in my childhood. ... Read More about Making Sense of My Sense of Adventure
The Challenges of Bike Transportation Two of the biggest challenges that cyclists and motorists share are communication and learning to share the road. Making eye contact, signaling where you want to go, obeying the laws of the road and not pulling any crazy moves are just a few things cyclists and ... Read More about The “Cycle”ology of Bike Transportation
Are you one of those people who gets annoyed when they see a cyclist on the road, even though they are clearly obeying the rules? Do you curse under your breath as you try to maneuver past them and then speed on by? I admit I used to be one of them. Learning to ride a bike (no training wheels, ... Read More about Three Cheers for Two Wheels!
While everyone's got a story to tell, my personal finance story isn't very exciting. I've been lucky enough to not encounter huge amounts of debt. My only debt was being in the red, a couple hundred dollars short. I had just graduated and embarked on a month-long backpacking trip to Europe. I have ... Read More about My Personal Finance Story