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More Than Dew

As mornings go, I had no reason to think this one would be massively different than any other. I hit the snooze button an extra time, and felt a bit scrambly.  My lunch wasn’t prepared and I feared that I … Continue reading

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And She Didn’t Order Coffee

It’s been a while since I wrote about a character from my bus ride. And I suppose it will be a little longer because this character actually comes from the coffee shop. The back-story My coffee maker died this morning. … Continue reading

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Compliment Received

Despite the weather, today was a pretty up day. In fact, I am a little hard pressed to choose Today’s Perfect Moment.  However, rather than lay them all out, I will pick one. Today, while leaving work, I found myself … Continue reading

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Afterthought

Toronto has its fair share of uninteresting buildings.  I hesitate to say ugly, because beauty is in the eye of the beholder and whenever I show my students the ugliest building in Toronto, they disagree with me.  They also disagree … Continue reading

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Kerouac Found Me

She was beautiful, she had her own style, and she was reading On The Road. I am not going to wax lyrical about the book.  I have conflicting feelings about the book.  I have read it several times and felt … Continue reading

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Making the Teacher Speechless

Teaching a new class can be hard. You’ve got to walk into the room and win them over.  When the students’ level is lower, this is more theatrics, and slow and clear speaking.  When the class is quite advanced, this … Continue reading

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Anime Eyes

A young women sat near me on the bus today.  Despite registering her obviously good looks when she got on the bus, her age having derailed any romantic notions that I would have, I didn’t look at her too deeply. When she came … Continue reading

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Good Morning Vietnam

I just wanted to share the sunrise from the hotel in Mui Ne.

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

There are many great Christmas songs–many of which have been around for a long time.  This year, I have fallen in love with one song in particular.  It happened the first time I heard it this year–though I have heard … Continue reading

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August 24, 2014: The Nokiidaa Trail

Finding the day’s Perfect Moment is sometimes hard.  I couldn’t find one on Friday because my hellish commute home made me unwilling to search for it.  It likely existed, but I was in no mood to ponder it.  Saturday, while … Continue reading

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