Ferret selfie #pic (at Fort George Park)

at Fort George Park

For the first time in my life, I am attempting the triple-decker sandwich. #pic

After four years of eating at every non-franchise restaurant in Prince George, a local blogger is singling out the best in the bunch.

Prince George’s Best Restaurants

Ma teef. (at Accent Dental)

Lheidli T’enneh | Where I live

Why I’m changing my online profiles to say I live in Lheidli T’enneh, and why you might want to, too.

Walk #2 (at Moores Meadow)

Is there a Tumblr that critiques “Archie” comic covers? Because there should be.

Another nice one. (@ Dog On It Cross-Country Ski Trail): http://4sq.com/1e7s8cT

Bedtime snack. #ferrets

“It’s nearly impossible to keep smarm values at bay, though. Even well-meaning people fall into them. Publish a long, serious article and wait for the discomfiting benedictions to roll in from Longform and Longreads: Here is a piece of writing that has attained a certain length—a form that you can read, secure in the knowledge that someone did a lot of typing, and that you are doing a lot of reading. Everyone recognizes that there is virtue, or an approximation of virtue, in doing a lot of reading. Share it, this quantity of reading.”
More. 
“When you hear a voice say “Everyone’s a critic,” listen for the echo: Everyone’s a publicist.”

- Tom Scocca, On Smarm

I’m a couple months late to this thing, and I’m not sure I agree with everything but as someone who often feels a little put off by too much “rah rah rah let’s all get along!” even when there are real issues at stake, it’s a good read.

Compete in a race without training, deliver a speech without practicing. What’s the worst that could happen?