christopher patrick bruton

A little less Canadian every year

The first week of July, with Canada Day on July 1st and Independence Day on July 4th, always makes me reflect on my two national identities. What does… more

Writing habits and relaunching this site

How time flies—we’re halfway through 2021 already. I started the year with good intentions to maintain a regular blogging habit, but promptly stopped … more

Google is too big to care

I recently read about an infuriating experience with Google. The developer of Terraria, Andrew Spinks, had his entire Google account banned after an a… more

Naps, sleep debt, and my quest for a good night's sleep

I have struggled with sleep my entire life. As a young child I was a very early riser. Later in childhood I had several extended bouts of severe insom… more