All of these are by me, except where noted.


  • toronto regional conference — January 9–11, 2009
    One of two regional conferences of the Five Year Plan, held in Toronto, Ontario.
  • cultivating the roots — May 4–6, 2007
    The Cultivating The Roots conference at Bosch Baha’i School, in Santa Cruz.
  • winter vacation — December 25, 2006–January 1, 2007
    Also known as: Dan goes west. Stops in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg.
  • baha’i pilgrimage — October 30–November 7, 2006
    My family’s pilgrimage to the Bahá’í World Centre in Haifa, Israel…
  • summer vacation — August 6–13, 2006
    In which a much-needed vacation was taken, with stops in Montreal, Moncton, Victoriaville and Drummondville…
  • quebec teaching trip — May 30–June 5, 2005
    The day after the Unravel the Mysteries Forum, I re-packed my bags and made for the bus station to catch the next bus to Montreal. I made it with little time to spare…

    • part 1 — Montreal and Drummondville
    • part 2 — Victoriaville, days 1–2
    • part 3 — Victoriaville, days 3–4
  • unravel the mysteries — May 27–29, 2005
    So, after many months of hype and publicity, the time had finally come to make our way down to the Unravel the Mysteries Young Adult Forum, 2005 edition….

  • trip to trois-rivières — September 10–12, 2004
    Friday afternoon, I packed up my bags and hopped on the bus to Trois-Rivières [map], a city of about 46 000 people. I went to visit a good friend, Jeremy Barr…
  • tristan schuurman junior youth teaching project — August 13–15, 2004
    The Tristan Schuurman Junior Youth Teaching Project took place from the 13th to the 15th of August, 2004, in the city of Ottawa…

    • part 1 — Friday and Saturday’s events
    • part 2 — Sunday’s events