Sunday in the Condo With Fatima

I finished writing a Music Monday post in honour of Stephen Sondheim. As you can also see, I didn't write every day like I had planned. One of the most popular questions on social media apps like Tik Tok is asking about something without saying the thing. For instance, how do you say you're depressed … Continue reading Sunday in the Condo With Fatima

The Difficult Weekend

September 11, 2021 marks twenty years the World Trade Centre towers fell and a group of people took on their highjackers, paying with their lives to prevent a greater loss of life. At the time, I worked at a bookstore and heard the murmurs of what was going on. I wandered into the Radio Shack … Continue reading The Difficult Weekend

Hard Reset

When a computer gets frozen, and the task manager isn't doing anything, sometimes you need to press the button and shut down everything. It's called a hard reset. Vacation 2020 is my hard reset. Dad died on April 27, holding my hand as he took his last breath. Many people have remarked about this year … Continue reading Hard Reset

Scattered Thoughts on Christmas Eve

It's Christmas Eve and I went around my social media feeds to wish people the best of the season, with one Instagram post, also shared on Facebook acknowledging people mourning a loss. This year is a paradox. I sit on the couch seeing a mass broadcast from Immaculate Conception Basilica in Washington, DC, yet I … Continue reading Scattered Thoughts on Christmas Eve

Music Monday: The Last Song Of Your Life by P!nk

If you had one song left inside your soul What would you sing tonight? If you had one chance left before we're old The last song of your life What is it you wait for? Tell me who you are Not what you've rehearsed All the other parts   Friday, August 2, 2019, … Continue reading Music Monday: The Last Song Of Your Life by P!nk

The Next, Next Hard Part

One of the people from Red River shared a Thorton Wilder quote. He said, "If you write to impress it will always be bad, but if you write to express it will be good." I wrote two of the most difficult pieces of writing that's not fiction or a blog post. The first was my … Continue reading The Next, Next Hard Part