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My ex asked me to send him a sad song, and tell him why I like it. I chose “Disenchanted” by My Chemical Romance:

The lyrics are… 1,005 more words

Can Trump Separate Himself from the Adoring Crowds?

Alan Zendell, September 18, 2017

There are many points of view concerning Donald Trump in our divided country. What I find most disturbing is the large number of people who are willing to treat the presidency and the various crises our nation faces as a long-running TV reality show. 796 more words



We are taught so many things at school but I wish we are taught the ways to handle vulnerability. Human beings, especially men, don’t want to be vulnerable because… 83 more words

Sophie's Shadow

Some days I’m free.

Free to be myself.

Free to do what I want.

And I am happy.

Then, she comes.

Then, Sophie comes. And I am not happy. 207 more words

When Words Collide 2017 - the tragedy that almost was.

Today was the second day of WWC 2017 in Calgary, and I was having too much fun! Now you have to remember something, Guy Gavriel Kay is one of the keynote speakers at WWC this year, and he is one of ‘those’ authors to me. 385 more words


Definition of the Day 8-5-17 -- Bootlicking

BOOTLICKING, ger.  A popular American mass participation sport which is rapidly replacing baseball as the national pastime.

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Why we grieve for people we've never met

This last week, there were lots of touching tributes to Michael Bond, creator of Paddington Bear (among many other childhood favourites).  As well as the beautiful bronze statue of Paddington in Paddington Station which became an impromptu shrine, Twitter and other social media sites were filled with affection and sadness.   227 more words