Tag Archives: Personal

Hallotober

Leave it to me to leave this Hallotober tag to the last day of October. Trust me, I was already brainstorming names if I didn’t get to this until November. “Hallotober-ember” and “Hallo From The Other Side” were my best ideas. … Continue reading

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Jumbo Joe in Toronto

I remember when the Toronto Maple Leafs acquired Owen Nolan from the San Jose Sharks at the trade deadline in 2003. Man, I was so excited. The next day at school, I went right to my best friend, Chris, and … Continue reading

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29 for 29

My birthday was earlier this month, which means I am contractually obligated to put together a list of things I’ve learned in my life – one for each year – and present them in a, let’s be honest, borderline preachy … Continue reading

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50 Thoughts XXXIV

1. Sometimes all you need is someone to believe in you. 2. BBM group chats were electric back in 2012. Someone would leave the chat and everyone else would be like, “Wowww, why’d they leave? Invite them back.” 3. “Construction Never Ends” … Continue reading

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Spread Your Smart

The last four months have really highlighted the fact that people do not listen. Why should they? They know everything. Read their social media accounts. Listen to them at the store. Watch them sneak on the nightly news, when they … Continue reading

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First Time Watching: Jurassic Park

I have this memory from when I was really young – maybe four-years-old. It was nighttime and I was sitting at the kitchen table with construction paper, scissors, and a glue stick. Before I knew it, I had created a … Continue reading

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Return To Sports Fandom

Are sports an escape from the world, or is the world an escape from sports? Silly question, right? I have thought about this a lot over the last few days and I think my answer is the latter. I cannot … Continue reading

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Adults Are Children and Life is Professional Wrestling

When I was in elementary school, I viewed the Grade 7 and Grade 8 students as revered members of the student body. Their classrooms were in the air-conditioned wing of the school. They had their own field for recess. Their … Continue reading

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The People We Call “Blog Friend”

Happy Birthday to Blog. Happy Birthday to Blog. Happy Birthday dear, The Captain’s Speech. Happy Birthday to Blog! How old are you now? How old are you now? How old are you now? How old are you now? Are you … Continue reading

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50 Thoughts XXXIII

1. Food trucks should drive around neighbourhoods but, instead of playing music to alert people, the driver uses a microphone to announce what foods they have onboard. Imagine hearing, “FRIES! PULLED PORK SANDWICHES! CAESAR SALAD!” coming down your street. 2. I … Continue reading

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