Seasonal Greetings, all and one! I haven't done one of these this-was-our-year posts in, well, years, but 2020 just seems to need a little extra something. So, here are the facts of my life, in no particular order: I am still in Calgary with Sedona the Yorkie, Kerouac the tuxedo cat, and Calliope my chonky... Continue Reading →
Telling Your Story: As Fact or Fiction?
You've lived an interesting/horrible/painful/amazing life and you want to share your story with the world in order to entertain/warn/help others. Cool! But you need to ask yourself a simple question (or two) first. The answers won't be simple, but the questions are. Will you be telling your story as a fictional tale? Or will you... Continue Reading →
Stop Believing in Soul Mates
In the News this week: A boy murdered a girl because she broke up with him. Then he died from a gunshot wound. While we're pointing fingers at his father for owning the gun, or the mental health industry for not seeing whatever they didn't see, or the gun lobby for being the gun lobby,... Continue Reading →
How to Know When It’s Okay to Kiss a Corpse
I'm not going to tell you what my idea of 'too far' is for a corpse kissing any more than I would tell you to back it off a bit if you kissed a breather (unless the breather is me) but I would guess that if you keep it brief and tongue-free, you should be pretty safe in most situations.
The Cynglish Beat: Beat Down
Beat down by lost keys,
by lost wallets,
by lost innocence,
by lost love,
by lost interest.