Today was a fun day! I met up with my friend Roland who is visiting Ottawa for seven days. He flew in from Iqaluit on Thursday. His goal is to visit all the provinces and territories before he dies. He's 66 years old, an amazing photographer, and a passionate world traveller. I met him through [...]
The soul travels in bookstores, quiet moments, when walking under a leafy green tree on a sidewalk, hearing the leaves whisper softly, saying "I got you" and exhaling... ever so slowly, but with reassurance, knowing with a leap of certainty (not of faith), that it's all going to be ok, because there are verses of [...]
Entrance forbidden Is no match for playful souls Wildly, we roam free.
Embers of fury follow me, creating pathways into the fissures of my heart, unrelenting in the face of my determined despair. Why does the wind blow in the direction of passivity? Why do the red birds take me on a journey without any clues? The beauty of life seems to radiate the most in between [...]
“I’ve only ever fallen in love with geminis” he once told me. I flashed my eyes at him. He had my attention. Ummmm what is that supposed to mean, I wondered. What was he trying to tell me? Did that mean we were destined to be together, that I was the next gemini on the [...]
Yesterday afternoon I went skating near my house at the Kanata Beaver Pond. There is something about the motion of skating that is meditative, going around in circles, over and over and for some reason never wanting to stop. I even played with the hockey stick and puck that were left there by some kids, [...]
I want to believe his soul is just like mine – he thinks the same, feels the same loves the same. Does he wonder in wisps of thought like I do? Does he light up when another feels happy? (the smile on their faces giving away their joy). I try not to forget what I [...]