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What Is a Hero?

A few months ago, I got fed up with my respectably empty office job and submitted my resignation.  I can’t tell you I regret it — the job was simply awful — but given that I’m writing this on a weekday morning at 9:30 am, it’s clear that I didn’t think it through.* 815 more words

Know Your Words

Peterborough police seize fentanyl, cocaine, heroin from vehicle, house

A Peterborough man and two Toronto men are facing drug charges after police say they seized fentanyl, cocaine, heroin and a large quantity of cash as part of an ongoing investigation on Tuesday. 204 more words


Long Conversation and a Comment

Sean Slater and Steve – one fictional addict and one real-life one.

Thursday 17th July 2008

Steve phoned about 9.45 and I’ve just got off the phone. 348 more words

Roofing Tar

Even though the nights have folded over
Transparent as projector paper
Certain smells procure the gist of it

I have been smoking for four
hundred thousand years now… 80 more words


2 suspects facing trafficking charges after drug bust in Barrie

A 23-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man, both from Barrie, are facing several drug-related charges after police seized approximately $1,300 worth of drugs from a home in the city. 222 more words


North Carolina town to screen human waste to track opiate users

CARY, N.C. — The Town of Cary has a new plan to keep tabs on opiate use.

In a Town of Cary discussion Monday night, leaders proposed establishing about 10 sampling stations in the town’s wastewater collection system to measure the concentration of opioids in waste, according to… 202 more words


I Might Have Known

Wednesday 16th July 2008

Before I got sidetracked there I came here to write about tonight’s phonecall from Steve. He sounded fine again, back to his usual self, and he said it was cause he’d finished work early, and ‘Ricky came to pick me up after he’d been to Windermere.’ Then they went for a ‘smoke.’ 557 more words