Tag Archives: Anecdote

John Tavares is a Toronto Maple Leaf

…there’s a party goin’ on right here, a celebration to last throughout the years, so bring your good times, and your laughter too, we gonna celebrate your party with you, come on now, celebrat… Oh, hi! Didn’t see you there. … Continue reading

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I Look Friendly

I’ve written before about how strangers come up to me in public places and strike up a conversation. Well, it happened again. That’s right kids, it’s story time! So make sure you’re sitting somewhere comfortable – may I suggest your … Continue reading

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Pizza Leftovers

I think I’m getting sick. No wait, I think I have allergies. No, that can’t be it. I’ve never had allergies. I must be getting sick. But I’ve gone to sleep early the last two nights. Sleep doesn’t make you … Continue reading

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The 2018 Toronto Raptors: Are We There Yet?

There’s a small pillow in my bedroom that sits on my rocking chair. It’s black, has the Toronto Raptors original logo on it, and 1995 is credited as the copyright date. I got it when I was in kindergarten because, … Continue reading

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My First Trip To Costco

Who wants to hear a story? Great! Gather around and don’t spill your juice box on the carpet. Someone always does. It’s the reason our Kindergarten teachers never trusted us with any food or drink on the carpet. Only duct … Continue reading

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Three People I’ll Never Forget

It was the summer of 2010. I can’t decide if that feels like a long time ago, or just yesterday. Anyway, I was making my debut as a camp counselor. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. … Continue reading

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I Can Only Imagine

Have you ever listened to a kid tell a story? They’ll start off with the truth, but halfway through the story, they’ll call out the read-option play from their playbook, which gives them the ability to either continue telling the … Continue reading

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Remembering The Olympics

I love the Olympics. You may not and that’s okay. But I do. There’s just something about them that draws me in. It’s more than my love for sport and competition. It’s an indescribable feeling. It’s the chill going through … Continue reading

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The Soundtrack of Sport

Yesterday, the radio voice of the Toronto Blue Jays, Jerry Howarth, announced his retirement after 36 seasons with the team. Health issues that have affected his voice in recent years, lead to his decision. Spring Training begins today, without him. … Continue reading

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A Letter To Jiya

Dear Jiya, Yesterday was Groundhog Day. Do you get that in the UK? Wikipedia isn’t being clear, so I’ll explain. Early in the morning, eager adults with nothing better to do with their time, call a groundhog out of it’s … Continue reading

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