Goings on at the magazine.
Can You Tell Me a Joke About Your Profession?
In January, 1968, eleven black students integrated Mount Greenwood Elementary School, on Chicago’s Southwest Side. In this excerpt from a memoir of her family’s civil-rights activities, Terry Murray, a white Mount Greenwood teen at the time, recalls the turmoil of the anti-integration protests that followed.
Wendy Makes Sculpture
Nothing says summer like a trayful of hard-boiled eggs covered in salad dressing and cornflakes.
Life in a (Tiny) Northern Town
Eric Veillette, the chief planner of Spruce Mills, is taking city building to new heights.
Visitors to Jasper, Alberta, still love the town’s namesake host, seventy years after his first appearance.
Footprints in the Sand
Richard Kelly Kemick wasn’t sure why he wanted to spend an entire summer in the Alberta badlands acting in a play about the death of Jesus Christ. In this excerpt from a work-in-progress, the Christian-turned-agnostic discovers he’s not the only one with questions.
The Same Cabin
Barry Slater’s curious nature is helping a Toronto curling club rediscover its past.
Avinguda de la República Argentina, 1908
Lying as Wishful Thinking
To You, Who Gave Me Directions in Greenwich Village