Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Diary of.

St. John’s is magical. I want to share a random, excellent St. John’s Holiday Moment. I got in a cab that was huge. Like a cargo van. A moving van. It felt like I’d been kidnapped. The driver chatted with … Continue reading

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Animal Kingdom

I have made a move from Quidi Vidi to Patrick Street for a few days. I am undertaking a responsibility that is very foreign to me. I asked for my instructions to be written to me as if I was … Continue reading

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Everything and Everywhere

Wikipedia describes Roaches Line as a village. It is a very tiny town. And it seems very small tonight. I am in my mothers kitchen, with the dishwasher swishing and my earphones in even though I’m not listening to anything. … Continue reading

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The Bowling Shinanegans

I met Amy my first day of University. We both had roommates that were returning for their second year, who had brought us to orientation promising to show us around. When our groups collided, there was a flurry of hugs … Continue reading

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Dirty Old Town

It’s a long way from Toronto to St. John’s. Especially if you go to Ottawa and Halifax first. I have both seats to myself the entire flight and spend most of the trip playing chess with my computer. I didn’t … Continue reading

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The Country Mouse

I always begged to hear the story of how I was born. Roxy had a poncho. A pregnancy poncho. Necessary in rainy April. I really love the rain. And she wore it endlessly during her pregnancy with me, and it … Continue reading

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Home for the Holidays

December arrived with a dusting of snow and a case of the sniffles. I pulled out my box of Christmas Decorations. Not to decorate my house. Why bother? I won’t be here to enjoy it. My superfriend Emily has decided … Continue reading

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