Category Archives: Life

Hotel Life

Rumour has it, eleven days ago was a Thursday. That day, I checked into a hotel in the city in which one of my best friends would be getting married, two days later. I was a groomsman in the wedding. … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Voting at my old Elementary School

My Grade 8 graduation took place inside my elementary school’s gymnasium. It was so hot in there you could’ve cooked an egg on a projector. I wore a suit for the occasion, of course. A photo taken moments before the … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

We Wore Cargo Shorts

Before you read this, you should go read my Guest Post on Renata’s blog, Buffalo Sauce Everywhere, from last Wednesday. It’s called, Hanging Up Memories, and is about the nostalgic memories that came rushing back when I cleaned out my … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Twice A Dream

I had a dream the other night that I remember having a few years ago. Shot for shot, it was pretty much the same thing. Try and follow along. This is how it went. I am at a mall by … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

What Comes After

The world seems to change every ten years, or so, doesn’t it? There is either a big incident that we forever attach a date to, or it’s just the accumulation of small things that eventually add up to a different … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

You’re 30 Now

This is more of a rhetorical question, but at what point will it sink in that my age now begins with a three? It has been a few weeks since I turned 30 and I am still in disbelief that … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , | 21 Comments

Kick Back, Relax

Whenever I try and take slow, deep breaths to relax, I feel like I’m giving myself an internal service error. At which point, I put my breathing back on auto-breathe and act like I didn’t try to manually control it. … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Are You Messy?

One of the worst things about high school was the mess left on the tables in the cafeteria by students who were “too cool” to throw out their garbage. It is something I still can’t comprehend. How do you just … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Jeans Are Uncomfortable

As a lifelong member of the “Jeans Are Awful” club, I couldn’t help but notice on social media the other day that Gen Z was cancelling skinny jeans. What a classic 2021 headline. Take a generation, add the word “cancelling”, … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 33 Comments

How Do You Art?

I can’t draw. The pencil touches the paper and it’s all downhill from there. What’s the trick? What’s the secret? Why aren’t my sausage people acceptable? So what if all of my four-legged animal drawings look the same? This post … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 33 Comments