Tag Archives: Nostalgia

Oh, the Sports You’ll See!

I’ve spent my entire existence wondering what my life would be like if I didn’t like sports. I still don’t have an answer. It’s a great mystery to me. Somebody get Scooby-Doo and the gang on line one. How would … Continue reading

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What Do You Keep?

Why do we keep things? Old birthday cards. Special coins. Trophies and ribbons. Books. Mini sticks. Textbooks. Notebooks. Hundreds of magazines. A CD “collection”. Tickets to sporting events. One lacrosse ball. Oh, sorry. I seem to have made that list … Continue reading

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Something Different

Hey friends, Paul here. I don’t really know what this blog post is going to be about, but I feel like I have stuff to say. So I’m just going to sit here and write and hopefully something meaningful comes … Continue reading

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Empty Streets

The cars are tired, they’ve gone home for the evening The streetlights still change for no one, when no one is around The lights off in the distance are looking for a friend to cast a shadow upon The wind … Continue reading

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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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