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Six Hours At Home

Last Sunday, at 9:47 AM, I arrived home. Normally, when I enter a home, I take my shoes off. I didn’t do that this time. Instead, I left a trail of mud behind me. I went for a tour – … Continue reading

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Unlikely Best Friends

Life is weird. In elementary school, you think you’re going to be close friends with everyone, forever. You think that the person who shares their snack with you in Grade 1 will still be sharing their snack with you when … Continue reading

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Every Day Should Be Thanksgiving

In Canada, today is Thanksgiving. Gobble Gobble to you and yours. It is the longest day of the year, in that it started on Saturday and ends tonight. That’s right, we have morphed Thanksgiving into a three-day, potpourri (there’s the … Continue reading

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Just Eat It

Food is wonderful. I don’t know who created the concept of a buffet, but that person is a genius. The concept of creating a public forum, filling it with food, and letting people walk around with an empty stomach and … Continue reading

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I’m A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Because…

Let’s face it, some days are more important than others. Your birthday. Christmas. Easter. New Year’s. Thanksgiving. The last day of school. The first day of school. The weekend. Meatball sandwich Monday’s. Friday. The list can go on forever. For … Continue reading

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Who Am I Supposed To Be?

I’ve been staring at a blank screen for half an hour trying to think of the words that I want to say. They’re all in my head, but none of them are reaching my fingertips. So, this is my makeshift … Continue reading

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We Are Good People

Turn on the news tonight and tell me what you see. Does it make you happy, or sad? Do the anchors use a sombre tone to deliver news that you would rather not hear after a long day? Does the … Continue reading

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Get The Tuck Out!

That is what the National Hockey League told it’s players the other day when they revealed their new uniform guidelines. Players will no longer be permitted to tuck their jersey into their pants. The NHL calls this a safety precaution. … Continue reading

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Writing For A Larger Audience

Two weeks ago, I was writing for 22 followers and a handful of friends who read my blog whenever I prompted them. Now, I am writing for 113 followers and the same handful of friends. This doesn’t even include the … Continue reading

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“What’s Wrong With You?”

I’m often asked that question when I reveal to someone that I have never had a certain food or that I don’t enjoy a television show as much as they do. I don’t think I’m sheltered, I just have different … Continue reading

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