Small Scraps

We live now, and always have, as hunters and gatherers. Along our path we collect small scraps of our being, slowly assembling the quilt that surrounds us. Experiences, information, or misguided moments and memories become fabric we wrap ourselves in. Lonely, or cold, we search for a stitch of humanity in threadbare motives and flimsy […]

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Getting Past The Voice

A three-day weekend with not a lot to do, I spent a great deal of it shopping some of Toronto’s fine record shops. Yes, Record Store Day is a few months away, but it’s not like I need an excuse to search for some new vinyl.    Nothing brightens a cold winter’s day like music. […]

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Acceptance

Never underestimate the power of a six-buck bouquet, a shared newspaper or gift of a pencil. Simplicity. Given, without expectation. Demand comes to all-too-easy in days that move with unintended velocity and mixed emotions. To put a price on kindness is to devalue a gesture or sentiment. Everything comes with a cost, perhaps even at […]

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