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What my dog Buddy gave me – I didn’t realize until too late

<i>The Essay is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide</i>.<p>In the week between Christmas and New Year, you can find yourself with nothing much to do. That's how it was for us when our skiing holiday was cut short after my husband hurt …

Icebreaker

The winter of 2006 was snowless until it unleashed one of the biggest snowstorms in the city’s history. It snowed all day and night. I woke the following morning in my apartment on Eleventh Street and traipsed to the café on the corner to have coffee and look at the snow. A man was shovelling just …

Small luxuries generate big money

Last month, Kim Hye-eun, a 38-year-old office worker, visited a dermatologist to receive some skin care treatments. After all, she thought, “it’s …

The painful secrecy of Russia’s war in Ukraine

A cemetery on the outskirts of Pskov, in northwestern Russia, has become a dangerous place to visit. Inside are recently dug soldiers' graves that some believe prove the Russian military's direct involvement in the war in Ukraine.<p>Russian journalists who tried to go the cemetery were chased away by …

Tech Has a Depression Problem

Start-up founders might seem like they've got it made, but long hours, isolation, and stress put them at risk of mental illness.<p>In 2011, a few months into starting Wahooly—a crowdfunding platform in which backers receive a share in the venture’s success—Dana Severson started to have bouts of …

How the Apple Watch Is Like a Car

Multiple, interacting input methods work well to control complex machines.<p>Now that the world has seen the new Apple Watch, we can say one thing for sure: This little device incorporates many, many different inputs. It's shocking, actually. There is a little dial ("the crown"), a button, standard …

Who Will Take Care of the Elderly?

As parents age, the burdens of caregiving will fall mostly on their daughters, who will have to deal with not only the physical and mental stress of providing support, but the financial strain as well.<p>If life were fair, Marsha Schumacher, 69, wouldn't have to worry about affording care in …