Tag Archives: Anecdote

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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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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The Bags We Carry

There once was a man who went grocery shopping once a week. He would park his car in the lot and head inside with his bags. Up and down the aisles he went grabbing all the food he wanted while striking up … Continue reading

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What In The World?

The world is a strange place. I have a lot that I’d like to say, so I’m going to sit here and write. You can either read all of this, or you can scroll down to the paragraphs that don’t … 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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Thank You, Don Rickles

Yesterday afternoon, I went on Twitter and the first tweet I saw broke my heart. It was a tweet by Jimmy Kimmel. It read: “90 years with Don Rickles weren’t enough. One of the sweetest and most lovely people I had … Continue reading

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Do You Want A Cupcake?

When I was a kid, someone told me that thunder is caused by angels bowling in heaven. I thought that explained a lot. I also thought it was a bit rude, but who am I to suggest a tame game … Continue reading

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A Letter To Alexandra

Dear Alexandra, I hope this letter finds you well, as opposed to in a well. That didn’t work out too well for little Timmy.  Sorry, I’m a bit rusty with writing letters. That was an incredibly morbid opening. I apologize. … Continue reading

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Lately

It’s been ten days since I last wrote something, which is about fifty days in blog time. So forgive me if this post goes all over the place. I don’t know what the next sentence is going to be until I … Continue reading

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Finding A Favourite

In Grade 3, everyone in my class put an item into a time capsule, which our teacher kept until we were in Grade 8 and ready to move on to the “real world” that was high school. Fast forward to … Continue reading

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