Tag Archives: life

Stages of Creativity

I found this on the internets and although it’s focus is photography, something I’ve never wanted or tried to be really good at, you could pretty much substitute any of the creative forms and it would be true: acting, writing, directing, … Continue reading

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Coming into the Middle of the Conversation

I love coming into the middle of conversations. You get to hear the oddest statements and then try to figure out how the conversers got to a place where that statement made sense. For instance, this is what I overheard the … Continue reading

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Helloooooo!

See a picture of snow in my car. Continue reading

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In search of bravery ham

In which our dog decides that she cannot go up the same stairs that she went down. Find out what will override survival instincts in those of the canine persuasion. Continue reading

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At the table with my skates on

I was reminded of the series The Legends of Hockey (kind of like the Baseball series, but with Hockey). I learned a profound lesson from that series. Here it is. One of the legends (I think it was Gordie Howe, … Continue reading

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Warning: Your invisibility powers have worn off

I found myself on Skytrain the other day. I know it’s better for the planet and all, but I hate public transit. It’s exhausting being with a bunch of other people that I can’t stare at and don’t want to talk … Continue reading

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Have you seen my glasses?

I search for my glasses and wonder if I have a personal Bermuda Triangle or perhaps a Gollum who is taking my stuff. Continue reading

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The Muddiness of Mud

For Christmas 1978 I received a 1979 Calendar. It was The Dennis Lee and Frank Newfeld Alligator Pie Calendar with delightful drawings (by Frank Newfeld) and an accompanying poem for each month (by Dennis Lee). Most of these poems I can still recite … Continue reading

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Truth in Titles

Our X-Box 360 needs to be sent to the mothership for repairs. It’s got a severe case of the lockjaw, poor thing. It either can’t or won’t open its maw to receive or discharge the feeding discs (okay, the games, if you … Continue reading

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Who was that masked man?

Whew! Is he gone? I didn’t want to say anything bad about 2008 while he was still in the room, but like, WOAH! Where did that year COME from? AND a leap year to boot so we got to enjoy his company … Continue reading

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