Tag Archives: Personal

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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Puzzle

Wake up alone next to the ringing of the telephone it says there is no space anymore won’t let me put another thing in the drawer not even if I close it quick but what am I supposed to do … 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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Balance

Are you looking for balance somewhere to sit still somewhere to catch a swing in the wind are you feeling irrelevant because everyone’s missing eyes wide open it’s time to sleep and nobody knows how you feel right now always … 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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About Time

The older I get, the faster time moves. It’s not fair, but there’s nothing I can do about it. I can’t start a petition. I can’t create a union and call for a strike. I’d file an injunction, but that … 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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Hold My Hand

Yesterday was Groundhog Day, which means I need to get some stuff off my chest before I seamlessly transition into the main point of this post. Is that okay? You don’t really have any say in this, but it’s important … Continue reading

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