Appreciations · General Ramblings

In All, It’s About Being Home

“It’s so beautiful here. But you never told me how much it would hurt.” At the end of a year, I always like to go back through photos I’ve taken to see where I’ve been. I do it even if I really haven’t been anywhere – because your journey can be made through images, and… Continue reading In All, It’s About Being Home

Appreciations · Cultural Appropriations

My Land’s Only Borders Lie Around My Heart: A Canada Day Meditation

There’s an absolutely wonderful song that was part of one of my favourite musicals, Chess. It’s called “Anthem” and it’s sung by the Russian chess champion on his move to another country. He’s accused of leaving his homeland and renouncing his Russian identity by moving away. Instead, he tells people that his land has no… Continue reading My Land’s Only Borders Lie Around My Heart: A Canada Day Meditation

Appreciations

What Suicide Isn’t (RIP, Robin Williams)

I was coming home from a long day of working when I saw the news on Twitter. Today, probably sometime this morning, Robin Williams, beloved American actor, passed away in his California home. It is suspected that he committed suicide, probably from asphyxiation. In the short hour since his death broke to the world, I’ve… Continue reading What Suicide Isn’t (RIP, Robin Williams)

Appreciations

A Little Love Story: 180 Years of Toronto Moments

It’s been a harsh winter in Toronto the Good. The air, quite frankly, hurts your face. I’ve been going around with constant windburn, hands so dry they crack and bleed, and my back knotted up from bracing myself against the wind chill. Toronto and I are going through a rough time in our relationship. It’s… Continue reading A Little Love Story: 180 Years of Toronto Moments