A Golden Anniversary

My high school, G.L. Roberts C.V.I., celebrated its 50th anniversary this weekend with an open house, a silent auction, alumni basketball, volleyball and golf tournaments, various Lakers (that was our sports team's name) swag, and a dance. It had been a long time since I graced those halls and it brought back a lot of [...]

Garden

The prettiest things The most delicate things We put them on display To enjoy and relish To hold dear What is a garden? Sights and scents Textures and flavours And still, so much more Designed to entice and inspire awe, They teach us patience and humility Provide sanctuary, and Give solemn respite to the weary [...]

And so it shall be

I got on the train and surveyed the morning's graffiti offerings. Behold, a sign of things to come. On my last day before a much needed vacation, advice on how the week should unfold sat on the tracks beside me. We may spell it differently, but I will heed the call! My week will indeed [...]

Happy New Year!

A day late, but what is time if not a fluid concept open to various interpretations. I needed a bit of time to reflect on what 2021 meant to me. Like 2020, it was a year of change, both personally, professionally, and creatively. Those changes came in the form of pain, frustration, and grief, but [...]