Tag Archives: Nostalgia

Roy Halladay

When I was a kid, I wanted to be like Roy Halladay. Yesterday, Roy “Doc” Halladay died in a plane crash. It was his plane. He was the only one on board. Halladay was only 40-years-old, and leaves behind a … Continue reading

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Friends For How Long?

My high school prom was held the day after graduation, back in 2009. It was one final hurrah, before we all went our separate ways. You know, all those cliché phrases. If I’m honest, I would’ve rather been at home … Continue reading

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Broken Record

One two three will you count with me I’m already painting what used to be and now I’m caught living in an afterthought Maybe you can fill in the gaps with pieces that look like they fitmaybe I can fill in … Continue reading

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When An Arena Gets A New Name

In Grade 4, I gave a speech on the Air Canada Centre. However, I forgot to mention there was a chance that Air Canada would lose the naming rights after their 20-year contract was up. My apologies. Yesterday, Maple Leaf … Continue reading

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A Letter To Suchie

Dear Suchie, Where do I even start with you?  You didn’t give me an outline of what to write to you about and I think that’s a good thing. If I didn’t know you well enough by now, then you’d … Continue reading

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Know You Then

I miss the things I do not say wouldn’t make a difference either way it used to be today it used to be today Brought on by fate and prayer we took a moment to breathe in the summer air … Continue reading

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My Favourite School Assignments

If there’s one regret I have for this blog, it’s that I didn’t start it while I was still in school. That’s not my fault though, I never even thought about starting a blog back then. But if I did, … Continue reading

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Pictures of You, Pictures of Me

My old university roommate once said something to me that was so brilliant, I’ll remember it for the rest of my life. He said, “Paul, do you want to go to McDonald’s?” He didn’t have to ask me twice, especially … Continue reading

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Something New

Three three three minutes is all you need ask for one more, we call that greed let it out or keep it in the rest of your time is about to begin let’s win I falter face down, knee bent begging … Continue reading

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Put it in a Book

words can be hard to find when they hide themselves in the back of our mind we’re blind it’s clear so bring ’em near this is fear it’s here and it’s only just begun Where I sat, was where I … Continue reading

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