Tag Archives: memories

The travel jot journal

My recent writing activities have revolved around travel. Whether I am touring about town on an artist’s date or travelling outside the city, I like to have a jot journal, a notebook of sorts to record observations and capture inspirations. … Continue reading

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First Loves

Do you remember that first love from your teenaged years? Do you recall those firm-bodied, cuddly times while fanning a distant spark or have you suppressed memories only to be used as a cautionary tale? Would you be tickled pink or a little … Continue reading

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Father by Fate or Free Will?

How many men wonder on Father’s Day “How the heck did I get here?”? I often wonder about my Father’s choice, his decision to marry and start a family. Imagine the excitement for a small town Ontario boy during the … Continue reading

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For Mom, Pour Maman

Once a Mother Always a Mother? Sure, we have that biological bond with our offspring (err… our dear children) and vow to always love them.  We can also appreciate them, like them and at times tolerate them as we gently, … Continue reading

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Childhood companions and inspirations

Take one teddy bear, gifted in 1969 by a travelling relative to a little girl, Add years of companionship, imagination and whimsical adventures. Gently pull back the curtain covering adolescent memories of hurt and loss. Dig out a box containing … Continue reading

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