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Remembrance Day

November 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Originally published on 11/10/2009 The Armistice that brought an end to World War I (“the war to end all wars“) went into effect at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh [keep reading]

What’s My Name

November 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

“What’s your name?” On the surface a fairly straight-forward question with an easy answer. My first (silent) response is actually hearing Margaret Cho ask “what’s my [keep reading]

It’s Not You, It’s Me

October 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dear Taleo; I hate to say it, but we can not go on this way. I know you are sincere in your desire to bring me great joy. No doubt it’s not just about the money, and it’s not like you [keep reading]

Doula

October 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

During the ’80s, as AIDS was decimating the gay & lesbian communities of Toronto, I volunteered with various community organizations. Some raised funds to fight the disease and others [keep reading]

Poverty Redux

August 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

I’ve made mention here (and more so on my Facebook profile) of my financial struggles. Not that I believe I should have to justify or defend my current state of poverty, but perhaps my story [keep reading]

Re-seeing

August 16, 2016 // 2 Comments

I learned photography by shooting black+white film; looking at a scene and re-seeing it in shades of grey. Highlights, shadows, contrast. Although I now shoot in full-colour with digital equipment, I [keep reading]
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