Posts made in April, 2013

Putrella: The Corpse Flower

Putrella: The Corpse Flower

This week Edmontonians were treated to a rare and wondrous occurrence: the blooming of Putrella, aka “the corpse flower” or titan arum. It began in the early hours of Monday morning at the Muttart Conservatory and continued through Tuesday. As of now, the spathe and spadix have begun to wilt and will soon collapse. When I caught wind of the news we dropped everything and made our way...

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Thespians & Socialists

Thespians & Socialists

Canada witnessed a weary battle this weekend with Thomas Mulcair and the NDP occupying one corner and Justin Trudeau and the Liberals the other. First out of the gate was the NDP trying desperately to light a fire under leader Mulcair and send him into orbit. Attempting a reboot, the strategy was to introduce him once again to the nation and allow us to see what a passionate and genuinely good...

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Ultrasounding Baby

Ultrasounding Baby

Look at you! Look at me! A proud patriarch with his baby-to-be. You’re about 6 months here inside your mummy’s tummy… This was our last chance to see you this way until you burst onto the scene in July. All systems go, we were told by the doctor. We’re so happy to have you, grateful that the universe is delivering us a healthy and beautiful bundle of wonder. Look at how...

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