Tag Archives: change

Between Then and Now

Photo by FS — clocks on the wall of a Toronto shop   Between then and now (if by then you mean the last time we saw each other to get caught up with the happenings inside and outside of us … Continue reading

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There isn’t a thank you big enough

“We’re gonna put you through hell,” the doctors said. “It’ll be brutal, but we’re confident it will work.” Because I want to live I said okay, registering the fear that was coursing through my body and the concern for the special someones in … Continue reading

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Three ways to avoid life

  1. Don’t care. 2. Don’t commit. 3. Don’t accept the reality that everything changes.      

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Missing: metaphors

I’m looking for a metaphor. Actually, maybe 200 or so. I don’t know how many are gone but I can’t find any so I’m guessing all of them. Gone are the silly, luscious, colourful, insightful and succinct metaphors stored in the prison of … Continue reading

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Scenes from a sporadic writing life: threads, memories and deadlines

~~ My father’s store was what you’d get if poured a super junk heap, a vintage shop, an attic full of trunks and bookshelves, a shipping container of goods from who-knows-where and a high-end antique shop into a big martini … Continue reading

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