Monthly Archives: July 2012

Conspiracy Theories & Two Way Traffic

My first apartment in Toronto was a shared house in the Annex. My roommates and I had the top floors, and a businessman lived in the bachelor apartment in the basement. He was very serious and not very friendly. Due … Continue reading

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120’s

Cribbage. My sister and I would play this endlessly at Christmas time, lying on opposite sides of a twin bed, drinking tea and listening to her latest Bush X cd on repeat. It’s all I wanna do lately. I wish … Continue reading

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Candy and Iron Anniversary

I moved to Toronto 6 years ago today. I found this email excerpt from July 30th, 2006 that describes my journey to a friend: “Ms. Puddicombe is in Toronto! Her trip, as scheduled for July 18th, was briefly postponed due to a freak … Continue reading

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The Moody Blues and Cardboard Shoes

We left Cow Head at 10 am and at 6:30 pm, I was having a cup of tea in my sisters kitchen on the other side of the island. It’s a big island. I think we stopped at every Irving … Continue reading

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The Woody Point Wave

Day 2 in Woody Point, Newfoundland. I spent yesterday driving across the province with my great friends, Megan and Dennis. We listened to The Rolling Stones and drank Tim Horton’s coffee, which magically tastes better when driving long distances. We … Continue reading

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Insane Concepts (previously titled Birthday Potty)

Today we made a visit to the park. Amanda and I slid down the twirly slide, I climbed the monkey bars and Amanda went for a swing. Her 3 year old son had a good time too. Amanda is a … Continue reading

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Inflight Entertainment

My flight from Montreal to St. John’s is spent in the company of my random neighbor in 21B, a lovely lass named Lana and her super nice partner, whose name escapes me and will further more be referred to as … Continue reading

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My Travel Companion

I am quite lucky to be sat next to a pretty lady at Moe’s Deli & Bar in the Montreal Airport. The bartender is trying to push $4 shots, which could lead to a Glamour Travel fail. I am terrified … Continue reading

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The Airplane Glamour Game

The first time I boarded an airplane, I was 15 years old and I was going to New York City, the only place I had ever wanted to go. Even going to the airport made me feel glamorous. I was … Continue reading

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The Great Outdoors and The Paper City

As a little girl, I spent most of my time drawing buses. I also drew elaborate floor plans for cities that I would have liked to live in. I grew up in a town of 300 people, and even that … Continue reading

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