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Oliver riding the Super Slide at the Saskatoon Ex

Jordon, Mark and I took Oliver to the Saskatoon Ex.  Here is here riding the Super Slide with video from Jordon’s iPhone.  Later on he rode the roller coaster and took a run through Spiderman’s House before checking out the rest of the midway, exhibition halls and grabbing some food to eat.

Then we left Mark to watch The Sheepdogs play at the grandstand and called it a night.  It was Mark’s first rock concert and suddenly I am feeling really, really old.

Andrew Solomon: Depression, the secret we share

“The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality, and it was vitality that seemed to seep away from me in that moment.” In a talk equal parts eloquent and devastating, writer Andrew Solomon takes you to the darkest corners of his mind during the years he battled depression. That led him to an eye-opening journey across the world to interview others with depression — only to discover that, to his surprise, the more he talked, the more people wanted to tell their own stories. 

Keith Olbermann on How the NFL Encourage Violence Against Women

For years Jordon has been talking about how professional sports encourages violence against women by minimizing punishment and the actions of athletes who do violent acts.  Keith Olbermann agrees and broadcast this much watch segment on how women are treated by the media, by their colleagues, and by other athletes and how that leads to violence.  Even if you are not a sports fan, watch the video.