Monthly Archives: September 2010

When shall we three meet again?

My brain is sitting in an apothecary jar filled with viscous amber liquid.  It’s been a thinking day…not ruminating, not pondering…thinking.  Long, tedious, data filled thoughts that needed to be put in a specific order, catalogued and sent off to … Continue reading

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True Mud…

Sesame Street Rules!

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September 23, 2010

The harvest moon rises tonight… drink a toast to Dionysus, the God of wine and ecstasy.  The air is tinged with wood smoke and a soft undertone of decay.  This night, to me, feels closer to the ‘old ways’ than … Continue reading

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The Mechanics of it All…

This morning I woke up to news that the Conservative government’s motion to eliminate the long-gun registry was defeated in Parliament. (That’s how I roll…I wake up with the dulcet tones of a CBC drone gently easing me into conciousness … Continue reading

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Variations on a theme…

Several years ago I stumbled on a National tune on 3Hive…if you don’t know 3Hive, it’s a music blog that’s a lot like lounging with your favourite peeps on a Saturday afternoon, hi-fi system pulled out for better access and … Continue reading

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Things I didn’t see coming…

a) This morning brought the cold reality of being Canadian.  Literal, cold reality. Frost and snow reality.  (I swear there were bell-ringers traipsing through the streets yelling, “…bring out your fleece…”.) I really thought there’d be more time. b) I’ve … Continue reading

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In need of a little boost…

“Amazing how much “self-help” advice never gets to the part where you cowboy up and learn how to actually help yourself.” – Merlin Mann This morning it feels as if the daily wear and tear is taking its toll.  This … Continue reading

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Viva….

Out last night with SR…dinner with his work peeps celebrating a co-worker’s upcoming nuptials. We start talking about SR’s planned trip to Vegas with one of his oldest and dearest pals. Me: Yeah, but he’s a bit cheap, they might … Continue reading

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TiM…

Ken Turner’s sweet homage to Tim Burton’s ‘Vincent’… a gorgeous reminder to find your bliss, nay-sayers be damned.

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Crossed that bridge…

The east coast is a-weighin’ on my mind today.  I’ve been reading mail from folks that are thinking about leaving and from folks who are thinking about staking a claim. There’s argument to be made for both sides…just don’t ask … Continue reading

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