Tag Archives: About Me

Football Fever in August

Three years ago, I was sitting in a hotel room in Cleveland wondering why ESPN was only talking about the NFL. It was August. The season hadn’t started yet. Where are my baseball highlights? I didn’t understand. When a new … Continue reading

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How To Clean A Window

Hey, what’s up everybody!? It’s ya boy, Paul E. Wally Windows here to teach you how to get your windows looking clean, pristine, and virtually unseen. So, don’t be a fillet, let’s scrub that dirt today! WHO’S READY TO WINDOW? … Continue reading

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New Twitter

I’ve been using social media for ten years. Sorry, should I have introduced myself before saying that? For some reason, this feels like one of those meetings where you sit in a circle, admit your faults, and try not to … Continue reading

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50 Thoughts XXVIII

1.┬áDesk chairs must hate sitting at a desk all day. Some probably wish they were patio furniture, while the free spirit desk chairs want to be folding chairs that travel the world on concert tours. 2. What do you call … Continue reading

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Back Pain is a Pain

I don’t know if you’ve ever had to carry something heavy. Maybe a mini fridge. Maybe one of those fat back televisions from 2006. Maybe your group members for a school project. Maybe the weight of the world. Maybe a … Continue reading

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My Blog Turns 6

One of the first textbooks I opened in university was for an online writing course. I had just bought the book at the campus bookstore, was walking back to my residence, decided to pull it out of the bag, and … Continue reading

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Running Like A Runner

Here’s the thing about running around the neighbourhood that no one wants to talk about. First of all, sidewalks are a pain. Literally. Second, your neighbours stare at you like you’re in a really long Scooby-Doo chase and they’re like, … Continue reading

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We The Champs

I’m speechless. There are moments in life that seem elusive. You dream of them, you look for them, you picture yourself in them, but you never get to live them. You chalk it up as something that might happen “someday” … Continue reading

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Sunshine Mystery Award

A sunshine mystery is what we call Thursday here in Southern Ontario. Used in a conversation: “Where did all that sunshine from yesterday go? I don’t know, it’s a mystery. No, it’s a sunshine mystery!” I’ll let you decide if … Continue reading

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The Spelling Bee

Ever since I was a kid, I would get excited whenever I saw the Scripps National Spelling Bee on TV at the end of May. It’s one of those things where you do a double take and question why it’s … Continue reading

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