Category Archives: Story management

Story Management is concerned with who decides which stories have priority, how are they edited and promoted, and what management purposes the stories serve. Related concepts include language usage, public relations, media relations, perception of reality, image management, and the role that framing and conceptual frameworks and social infrastructures play in the creation, presentation, and reception of stories.

Parallel lines work well to represent halftones – in comic-book and illustration art

In the history of graphic design, parallel lines figure prominently – in comic-book art and in illustration in general – as a means to represent halftones. I open the current post with a drawing of General Judenits of the Russian … Continue reading

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Natural forms at Six Points Interchange Reconfiguration; setbacks between images at Dead Man’s Curve

This post is written as a digression, a digression from topics that actually interest site visitors. Sometimes, digressions motivate me to write a post. Photo book based on July 15, 2017 visit to Six Points Reconfiguration site I have created … Continue reading

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Does the 25-gram World Health Organization suggested limit on sugar intake include sugar from fruit juices? Answer: It does.

I recently was thirsty, on a hot day in July, and bought a fruit juice smoothie at a Shopper’s Drug Mart. On rare occasions, I buy such a drink. I noticed the bottle referred to 57 grams of sugar. The … Continue reading

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14 Villa Road OMB hearing was held July 17th & 18th; decision awaited

The OMB hearing for 14 Villa Road took place July 17th and 18th: https://www.omb.gov.on.ca/ecs/CaseDetail.aspx?n=PL170039 Our Villa Road odyssey regarding the OMB appeal has come to an end, save for the decision. Our experience, among the residents attending the hearing, and … Continue reading

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Six Points Interchange Reconfiguration is now underway. Some notes, as well about a 1936 Berlin Olympics photo album.

I attended a public meeting – in the form of an open house – at a Lithuanian   church located east of the Six Points Interchange some time back. I was pleased to receive an email today (July 14, 2017), indicating … Continue reading

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Support the OHS Crowdfunding Campaign for the John McKenzie House; Message forwarded by Geoff Kettel

I am sharing the following email message because I support this project. I have not worked (except in a small way) at the HTML formatting for this message, because I am about to go for a workout and I am … Continue reading

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Work in progress: Better signage might save lives, at “Dead Man’s Curve” at southbound Brown’s Line

Updates At the end of this post, I have added updates from the local Councillor and MPP Offices. In particular, Councillor Mark Grimes has made a motion at Council for additional signage at the curve discussed at this post. [End] … Continue reading

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The 9 Meaford Ave. OMB decision, which ruled in favour of the local residents, warrants a close read

Note concerning photo on the right The calligraphic pen on the right is from Staples. The blue notebook is from Curry’s Artists’ Materials. These are my favourite writing instruments. Some of my best writing, including the introduction to A History of Long Branch, … Continue reading

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GTAA officials cancel Etobicoke airport workshop same day; MPs cry foul – June 29, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian

Update A July 12, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “Etobicoke, Mississauga residents fight GTAA over Pearson airport growth plans: ‘It’s a war zone,” one resident said of aircraft noise above her home.” [End]   A previous post is entitled: … Continue reading

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Pearson Airport Air Traffic Noise Meeting – Mississauga: Tues July 4 @ 6:30 – 8:30pm at Living Arts

I am pleased to share the following tweet from @Mississauga_Cal   AIRPORT WORKSHOP – MISSISSAUGA: Tues July 4 @ 6:30 – 8:30pm at Living Arts Centre, re future of Toronto Pearson https://www.torontopearson.com/conversations/#  [End] Click on the link above for details … Continue reading

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