Buffalo Plaid: A Very Brief History

Today, I would like to tell you a story that will either make something better or ruin it for everybody. Buffalo Plaid. The red and black checked pattern has become iconic in North America and is quite a common motif for many pieces of clothing, bedding, and everyday design.  We love to associate it with… Continue reading Buffalo Plaid: A Very Brief History


Season 2: Happy Birthday CJBuzz!

On October 14, 2015, I posted my very first blog post (Blogging 101: What's in my head). In all honesty, I had no idea what I was doing then; in truth there are times when I still don't.  I simply knew that I wanted the opportunity to write and this website has given me the… Continue reading Season 2: Happy Birthday CJBuzz!

Art Will Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

A few nights ago, I had the privilege to experience something magical in my current home of Fort McMurray.  With our Friday evening free, my wife and I decided to take a performing arts tour around the city being offered by the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, known as igNGHT.  I will admit, I was… Continue reading Art Will Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night