• November 28, 2011

    The gift of a lifetime

    This weekend my wife and I celebrated a milestone in our lives. It’s a 10-year anniversary of a massive event that has shaped many things in our lives and those around us. I’m not talking about our wedding anniversary (May … Continue Reading

    By James Callsen
  • October 17, 2011

    What are we fighting for?

    I am the enemy. Part of the problem. An agent of Fox News. I am allegedly attempting to join the Sun TV network. An accused shill for the man. A sellout. The enemy. Or at least that’s what I’ve been … Continue Reading

    By James Callsen
  • September 19, 2011

    Smoking statistics are hard to inhale

    A recent survey showing that teenagers are still picking up the awful, nasty habit of smoking has got me, well, fuming. According to Health Canada, more than 10,000 teens started smoking last year, a statistic that is equally maddening as … Continue Reading

    By James Callsen
  • August 8, 2011

    Taking a stand on street suds

    Just when you thought this summer couldn’t get any hotter, our mayor ups the ante and gets behind these newfangled food trucks on city streets. There’s only one thing that could make a tasty street-side burger or barbecue even better:  … Continue Reading

    By James Callsen
  • July 4, 2011

    A tip of the hat to real cowboys

    “Because we are not all cowboys when I point the mic out you, you make loud noise. And just scream, this is how we’re changing the scene” – Transit’s Calgary featuring Jann Arden A few weeks ago, local hip-hop artist … Continue Reading

    By James Callsen
  • June 6, 2011

    How's the weather out there?

    The weather in Calgary is a major pre-occupation. We’re either complaining about it, raving about it, dreading it, looking forward to it, wishing it would go away or wishing it would come back. I don’t know if I have gone … Continue Reading

    By James Callsen