Monthly Archives: December 2016

50,000 Views

I really don’t know what to say, which is odd, because most of my blog posts are north of 1000 words. Yesterday my blog reached 50,000 views all-time. When I sat down and launched this blog on June 23, 2013, … Continue reading

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Words Still Matter

About five years ago, I found myself sitting in a third-year writing class with about fifty other students. One day, the professor – who was a reporter at the local newspaper – returned an assignment to us. A few minutes later, I … Continue reading

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A Letter To Tosha

Dear Tosha, I once mentioned Air Supply in one of my blog posts and you found it funny. So funny, in fact, that you haven’t let me forget about it. I appreciate that. That being said, my intent for this letter … Continue reading

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Before 2016 Ends

Hi there. Paul here. Today is December 20, 2016 which means there are approximately 16 days left in 2016. That being said, there are still a lot of blog posts I want to write before the fireworks go off on … Continue reading

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50 Thoughts VII

1. If someone doesn’t tuck their chair in upon leaving the food court, I will stare at them until I can’t see them anymore. It’s my way of being disappointed in society without causing a scene. 2. Did the phrase “bury the … Continue reading

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I Almost Won The Lottery

Emphasis on the word “almost”. Remember the other day when I wrote a blog post about being able to sense things before they happen? I ended that post with something along the lines of, “Don’t ask me to pick your … Continue reading

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Four Eyes

I found out in Grade 7 that I needed glasses. Did I get glasses? No. I could still read the chalkboard from the back of the classroom, just as long as I squinted hard enough. I didn’t want glasses. I … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know How To Explain This

How am I supposed to write an introduction after a title like that? I have no idea. So allow me to fill this first paragraph with words that have nothing to do with the topic I’m about to discuss. That … Continue reading

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A Good Old Fashioned Rant

I have something I need to get off my chest because I like to sleep on my stomach, so if I don’t do this now, I’m going to sleep like a dog draped over a yoga ball tonight and that … Continue reading

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For Pizza

What would you do for the ones you love? Would you put on warm clothes and walk twenty minutes outside in -4 degree Celsius weather with snow blowing in your face as you travel along five streets and two intersections just … Continue reading

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