Tag Archives: Toronto

Que Seurat Seurat

Have you ever been asked the question, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” Or been asked to provide an explanation for something that you simply can’t explain? I moved to Victoria from Toronto nine years ago to start … Continue reading

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Creativity, Integrity, and Living in the Moment

Have you ever been struck by an idea but unable to write it down? Found yourself saying one thing but doing another? Become inspired by some unknown force? Read something you wrote years before and suddenly gone, “Aaah. Now I … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Mr. Tall, a Man Named Gary, and Cab No. 549

I was sitting on a patio at a pub in Toronto the other night. It was nearly 1 am. I’d just been babysitting a friend’s kids and afterwards hopped in a cab with some other friends and headed to the … Continue reading

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Breaking Free

So it seems that once you hit a certain age you are meant to “have your shit together” – whatever that means. Society, friends, family all seem to expect that by the time you hit 40 you will be settled … Continue reading

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A Different Perspective

I was reminded recently of when I went to see Sting in concert at the Molson Amphitheatre in Toronto years ago. I had an extra ticket and didn’t know who I was going to give it to. At the eleventh … Continue reading

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Focusing on the Horizon

When I flew to New York for my 40th birthday last month, I experienced a number of cancellations and delays. My flight out of Toronto was cancelled due to thunderstorms in New York. I was lucky enough to arrive in … Continue reading

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How Did I Get Here?

There was a point in my life recently where I found myself spending the night on a friend’s couch. I was homeless, unsure of my next move, so I was going to house sit for the weekend while he and … Continue reading

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Angels on the Road

“Ordering! 2 eggs poached medium, side of bacon crispy with rye toast – hold the home fries please!” Sitting in a little diner in Philadelphia, where it really is sunny, and where I was greeted by a marathon of 80,000 … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Finally Be Home

(first posted to fb – May 6, 2013 – From A to B – Part 3 ) I have spent the past 21 months living like a gypsy. In fact, moving around has been a common theme for me these past … Continue reading

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