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one year to the day

First I’ll tell you about the Mister Softee Bronx-Manhattan Rescue Mission of 2008. We met Fausto The Disgruntled Ice Cream Man sometime in Spring. He asked, “How long do you think seven months is going to go?” We didn’t get … Continue reading

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banning the word

The MoMA screened a crop of new Canadian feature films all last week, and I skipped out on responsibilities for an evening to go see the latest work by one of my favorite (or in this case, favourite) directors of … Continue reading

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spring, you couldn’t come at a better time

Now listen here: We are at the age when we have been through enough pain and enough joy, and we are no longer repeating our mistakes, to acknowledge and embrace each other’s wisdom and perspective. My friends (glorious!) and I … Continue reading

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watched pots won’t boil

…until the fire’s hot enough. Hi there. Yes, still alive. Let’s not talk about how much time has passed. When we last left off, I was dragging you westward, somewhere between where the Canadian flatlands curve into Rocky Mountains. Much, … Continue reading

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winnipeg regina saskatoon edmonton calgary vancouver etc

Good people, This week I am booking my tickets and finalizing the details of a trip I hope to make during the first two weeks of August. I’m traveling between Toronto and Vancouver (for the first time!) and hoping to … Continue reading

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tonight tonight tonight

Friends and strangers, Join us at the Cooler By The Lake Tent at the foot of Yonge Street this Tuesday, May 30th for a Humanitas event: The Kids Are(n’t?) All Right! Creative Movements and Toronto’s Second Generation This is an … Continue reading

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you are invited

Greetings all, The culmination of many months of work is close in sight, and on the evening of Friday May 26th, you are invited to celebrate with us and join in. HUMANITAS is the name given to one of the … Continue reading

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failing the system

Just about two months since my last post, and I just want y’all to know that the neglect is never intentional. December was bananas and my pace still hasn’t quite slowed, but here’s a little something anyway, before I get … Continue reading

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something i’ve been meaning to tell you

I had a series of entries (present tense, in fact — I still have them tucked away) that I meant to post several weeks ago, but a series of unfortunate events made for very poor timing, and I decided to … Continue reading

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special herbs, strange brews, love is always in the air

It’s just the right weather for Metal Fingers and Dr. Octagon. Picked up Octagonecologyst at Soundscapes on an impulse buy (I was killing time on College Street, and I really should have known better than to walk into a music … Continue reading

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