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What’s Up Wednesdays: Take a Sip

August 27th, 2014

We start our weekly speedlink with Damien Riley. He shares an infographic that describes your personality based on the type of coffee you drink. The list is missing my usual Americano, but as I have been leaning more toward black coffee these last few years, I suppose I’m somewhere between the black coffee and espresso […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Late Summer Nights

August 20th, 2014

That’s right! It’s time for the weekly speedlink here on Beyond the Rhetoric. Kicking things off, Jennifer Mattern from All Indie Writers recently interviewed me about freelancing and my book, Beyond the Margins. In the interview, we discuss such topics as what I hope buyers of the book will gain from reading it, how I […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Crepes, Groot and eBooks

August 13th, 2014

Two of the best things about summer in Vancouver are the food trucks and the farmers markets. Why not combine the two? We kick off this week’s speedlink with HungrySLIF and his visit to the Creperie la Boheme at the Trout Lake Farmers Market. They serve a range of buckwheat crepes with your choice of […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Life, Work and Death

August 6th, 2014

We all have the tendency to make things far too complicated. We allow ourselves to get frustrated when we really don’t need to stress about it. Kicking off this week’s speedlink, Marc Chernoff lists 18 ways that you are making your life harder than it needs to be. Stop looking to others for answers that […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Life Choices

July 30th, 2014

It is said that the Inuit people have dozens of words for snow and ice. Given this, when they see a vast expanse of frozen tundra, they may interpret the scene differently than someone from the tropics. With this kind of perspective in mind, we start this week’s speedlink with Scott Young who discusses the […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: The Road Ahead

July 23rd, 2014

Without resorting to the Willie Nelson song that inevitably comes to mind, we’re on the road again with this week’s speedlink. We kick off the journey with Duane Storey, who is planning a road trip across North America with his girlfriend. He is driving all the way from Chilliwack, British Columbia to Hamilton, Ontario and […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Fun Animal Facts

July 9th, 2014

Normally with the What’s Up Wednesday series, I round up interesting blog posts from the preceding week to share with you. Much of the time, these posts have something to do with working from home or otherwise leading a better life. Today’s speedlink is a little different, as I’ve gathered up some fun facts about […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Getting Schooled

July 2nd, 2014

Every Wednesday, I share some fun blog posts from around the web. Here is this week’s selection. Canada is known for a lot of things. We’re known for our hockey, for our maple syrup and for our sense of being a cultural mosaic. As Buzz Bishop points out, we also have quite a few famous […]