Tag Archives: About Me

Reflecting on Four Years of Blogging

What if no one reads my blog? What if someone leaves me a really mean comment? What if I’m criticized? What if my ideas are only interesting to me? What if this blog is a mistake? What if I just … Continue reading

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4000 Followers – Random Comment Party

This is nuts. A few days ago, my blog made it to 4000 followers. Now, I realize this number is a bit fake because there are never that many people who read, like, or comment on my posts. There aren’t … Continue reading

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Is Reading Cool?

Is reading cool? Let me take you back to Grade 6. My class was having a Spelling Bee. Participation was optional. If you wanted to compete, you were to study the words in the textbook. I decided I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Not That Person Anymore

Have you ever put on a pair of clothes, only to quickly realize they no longer fit? That happened to me a few weeks ago. It caught me by surprise. My pants felt like I needed to shove a lampshade … Continue reading

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Follow Me On Twitter

I’ve been thinking about creating a Twitter account for this blog for a long time. I finally did it. Follow me on Twitter: @CappyTalks Not only will my blog posts be posted there, but so will all my thoughts that you … Continue reading

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The Blue And White

A few hours ago, the Toronto Maple Leafs were officially eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs by the Washington Capitals. I am not mad. I am not sad. I am not heartbroken or numb. I am not going through the … Continue reading

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Wash Away

Is it okay? I remember the night – quiet, lonely, perfect I remember the day – loud, busy, also perfect And as I tried to walk around the puddles not yet on the ground I realized one thing The water had become blood I always … Continue reading

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A Letter To Claire

Dear Claire,  Hello from the other side of the world! I’m unsure of the time difference between Canada and New Zealand, but I’m pretty sure you’re about three days ahead over there. Then again, my math might be wrong. I … Continue reading

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Making A Fantasy Sports Player

I like to think of myself as a competitive person, especially as it pertains to sports. That being said, I’m not a sore loser. Sure, in the back of my head I may be fuming, I may hold a grudge, and I … Continue reading

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What’s Yummy In Your Tummy?

I tried Honeydew Melon the other day. It had been sitting on the kitchen counter for about two days. I kept looking at it. It looked like a head. It looked like a pale cantaloupe. It looked like disappointment, just waiting … Continue reading

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