The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Voices

What's your Dunbar number?

thumb WebDeviceFacebookI have an inability to accept when things are over.

I imagine if I work hard enough, things would last forever – mainly friendships. Facebook encourages this false sense of permanence.

Artistic mother and daughter duo try to broaden their horizons outside of the downtown core

thumb JClark culturedkidOn a Friday afternoon, around the peak of rush hour, I sit in the basement of Art Central with my friend Tanya Gold and her five-year-old daughter Syd.

Aldona Barutowicz takes style hunting in Calgary to the next level

thumb CloseupAldSitting perched at a two-person table at deVille, located in Fashion Central, I waited for Aldona Barutowicz, street-style photographer, to arrive.

Invaluable lessons learned from a canine companion

thumb Sunni2Every April when I was a child I would squeeze my eyelids shut, make a wish, take a deep breath and blow out my birthday candles. Every year that wish was the same: I wanted a puppy.

I constantly begged and pestered my parents for a puppy; it had topped my Christmas list for years. From dachshunds to bulldogs, the breed didn't matter, as long as it had four legs and could bark — I would have been happy.