Tag Archives: life

Persona, have you met your Shadow?

A man is standing beside the road. He is a middle-aged man. He has a bald spot and a circle of brown spiky hair. He is dressed in a pressed tweed jacket, pressed dress pants, shiny dress shoes–all high-end labelled … Continue reading

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Muse Sighting II

He cycles past me going the wrong way on a one-way street. He is mounted on an old city-style bicycle. Of course the bike is old enough that when he bought it, it didn’t have the descriptor city-style, it was just a … Continue reading

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Ode to a lost feild.

If you follow my sister’s blog (or are my sister) you may already be aware that my mother has started going through 2 steamer trunks full of old schoolwork. If not, catch up here. I found an undated, unsigned essay … Continue reading

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If Life is a Highway, it’s Time to Lower the Speed Limit.

It’s been a very strange few weeks. Kindergarten orientation one week, high school orientation the next, the end of school, grade 7 graduation, the solstice, Father’s Day, the 4 and 11/12ths year old became a five-year-old. The middle child had … Continue reading

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Pianos, Moats, and Dragons! Oh my!

TOO MUCH! I’m in one of those phases where it’s all just too much. Do you get this sometimes? The obligation to return a phone call or an email or even respond to a comment — too much. Can’t do it. … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Hosed

In which Shoppers Drug Mart screws me over with their new house brand overpackaged pantyhose. Continue reading

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Lessons from my Mom

This is my Mom and me in the ‘Peg circa 1968.     Did someone skin a Cookie Monster to get the pelt for that coat? I’m a muppetized moppet. I love that you can’t see my hands. Wasn’t I just adorable? More to … Continue reading

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Bzzz. Smash! Bzzz. Ouch! Bzzz. Wap!

Do you ever have days where you feel like a bumblebee caught on one side of glass, banging yourself continuously in an effort to get through this invisible force field, when there’s a crack in the window just a foot … Continue reading

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Small tribute to a fallen colleague

It’s been a bit of a rough go in the theatre community lately; too many stories of inoperable brain tumours, incurable cancer, and inescapable car crashes. One colleague was wise enough to re-schedule his flight and go to the hospital. He later … Continue reading

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Everything new is old again

My extra-busy work season ended Sunday at 5:45. It’s nice to have a nice marker like that, a ribbon tied across the track to launch, or in my case, stagger, through, panting, red-faced, and sweating, and if not victorious, at … Continue reading

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