Tag Archives: School

It Started In 2010

Time is not always fair. It can make you wait, or it can make you miss. Somewhere in between those two events is what we call the present. It is right now. And now. And now. And now. It is … Continue reading

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21 Tips For First-Year Students

Initially, I had Americanized the title to read, “21 Tips for College Freshmen” but deep down in my maple syrup filled heart, I couldn’t let myself go through with it. So you all get, “First-Year Students”. Learn to love it. … 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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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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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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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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50 Thoughts XXIII

1. Why did the driver feel cramped? Because it was in a golf bag. 2. I finished Gilmore Girls yesterday. I’m currently winding myself up for a blog post about it. 3. I am completely addicted to football. Somebody check my ID because … Continue reading

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27

My birthday was on Sunday. I turned 72-years-old. More on that later. In the days leading up to my birthday, I realized I don’t like the number 27. It’s too close to 30. At least when I was 26, I … Continue reading

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Season 4 of Gilmore Girls

A few days ago, I finished Season 4 of Gilmore Girls. I have a lot I need to get off my chest, so if you don’t want spoilers, don’t read this post. Even if you haven’t watched Gilmore Girls, this … Continue reading

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Paulo Picasso-so

Hello, my name is Paulo Picasso-so. Why? Because my artwork is just so-so. Normally I’m not inspired to write about art, but my friend Jess wrote a post called, “I was not a prodigy” and it spoke to me – … Continue reading

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