Tag Archives: Nostalgia

Canadian Grand Prix Weekend

The 2019 Formula 1 World Championship started with so much promise and anticipation. There was this snazzy behind the scenes documentary released on Netflix. There was talk of Ferrari having the best car at winter testing. There were new drivers … Continue reading

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The Moment

The best picture you can take is one that doesn’t require a camera. It’s a mental image. A lasting impression for a moment that stood still, even though no one said, “cheese”. Lately, I’ve been thinking about life and how … Continue reading

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Low Sodium Crackers

In Junior Kindergarten, my mom sent me to school with a container of Ritz Bits crackers and chopped up blocks of mozzarella cheese for snack time. There were always too many crackers and not enough cheese. So, being the problem … Continue reading

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10 Songs I’ve Heard A Lot

Why do you like the songs you like? Why doesn’t everyone like the songs you like? What even is a good song? Who has the authority and objectivity to declare that? I think songs are like people. You know very … Continue reading

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Thank You, Bob Cole

All I have written is the title and I already have chills. That’s how you know you are writing about a legend. Bob Cole has been the voice of Hockey Night in Canada for the last fifty years. Tonight, he … Continue reading

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21 Years of Blue Jays Memories

I became a fan of the Toronto Blue Jays in 1998 at the age of seven. Since then, a lot of players have come and gone, but memories associated with most of them have remained lodged in the back of … Continue reading

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Memory

I think about when our talks turned to text laughed our way from one day to the next where did they go? we drove away like it never happened took our things and put them somewhere else collect dust and … Continue reading

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New Glasses

I got my first pair of glasses in 2008 – the summer before starting Grade 12. Did I wear them at school that year? No. I was too afraid of people pointing and staring and asking, “Since when do you … Continue reading

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50 Thoughts XXIV (Holiday Edition)

1. When I was 5, I was coming out of a store at the mall with my mom, and Santa’s throne was straight ahead. We made eye contact and he waved at me. I waved back. If I remember correctly, … Continue reading

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Halloween

Let’s not beat around the pumpkin patch, alright. Let’s get right down to the nitty gritty, and I’m not talking about the Philadelphia Flyers incredibly entertaining mascot. Yeah, I said it. Thumb war me. Do not give out pencils on … Continue reading

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