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Chaos: The Birth of Tradition
Beloved memories forged in chaos
Happy New Year!
It has been a heckuva year, this 2022. As I sit with Random, eating super hot chicken wings and we watch Rocky III, learning lessons about family and perseverance, I hope you are surrounded by love, friendship, and family as we turn the page on 2022. My hope for all of us in 2023 is [...]
Lights Out on Christmas Eve
It's Christmas Eve and the power is out. I decided to spend a little time writing, but before I finished the piece I was working on on my laptop, the battery supplying power to the modem went out. No more wifi. I'm in the dark, in a rapidly cooling house. And there's no wifi. Far [...]
I'm heading into work on the last day before the Christmas holidays and a much needed week's vacation and my mind is a whirl with thoughts about a million different things. Not necessarily incredibly important things. Just things. Like, why did Matchbox Twenty choose to put a 3 minute silence in the middle of their [...]
The Profound Silence of Creation
Wow. What a title. No pressure there.I was sitting on the train this morning, thinking about a conversation I recently had with a friend.We were discussing all the balls we have in the air, juggling our creative lives, including the desire for creative lives, and our workaday lives, and it came to me (as it [...]
All Nano’s Eve
What's scarier than Hallowe'en? Nanowrimo.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Beautiful Things on Wattpad
Everyone is lying