Holiday Writing

In between the meals, and in between the pints. I’ve found some time to write something just so I can write. I’m behind a closed door, in a room somewhere in Northern Ontario where I have written a few things before. A room where I have slept many good hours, and lied awake during a […]

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The Last Conversation

It was usually happening on Sundays. The phone would ring, I would see the number and prepare to settle in for a slightly long conversation. It would be only slightly long if for some reason I might feel it was going on too long. “Hello! How are You?” Over the last few months of his […]

Looking For Today

How appropriate that I should use a Black Sabbath song for a blog title. Won’t be the last time I assure you. Friday’s for many seem to be the one day of the week where everyone finds themselves. Even for a brief few minutes or hours, everyone rides in the wave of relief that the […]

C-Train Saturdays & Holiday Shopping

My first job in Calgary was with a well-respected printing company. I spent many hours at a this place working hard to ensure blueprints looked presentable to construction and engineering firms. It was not that much money per hour, but it was enough to pay all the few monthly bills that followed me around.  It was also enough […]