Letting go





An astonishing, curious yearlong adventure of letting go


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Searching for pastry in Porto

June 14, 2019

All kinds of wrong

May 4, 2019

World's worst night club

April 29, 2019

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June 14, 2019

On Bloor street, after Dufferin somewhere close to Gladstone Library but before Dovercourt street, was a bakery, where as a kid, if I had had the good fortune to have about 80 cents, would go in and point at the...

May 4, 2019

It was like a scene from a movie.

We looked in the window.

We looked at each other.

And without missing a beat, we both burst out laughing.

Well I imagine she had to go to the bathroom really quickly and the jean...

April 29, 2019

The girls have been having one adventurous year - leaping out of planes, running in Iceland, walking all the Cinque Terras, being awestruck in Cambodia. But in the in between times, they are in preparation mode....

April 17, 2019

"People are gathering around words. And story. Because people are connecting...you are falling in love with this little girl, this little girl Michelle Robinson who had stumbles and hurts and she was feisty and y...

April 10, 2019

Madame plaisir!!!!!

It was a windy spring evening, a bit after nine. We were light with wine and warm from the impromptu meeting of friends at a local bistro. (Our waiter was just like what I imagine Captain Haddo...

March 18, 2019

What story do you tell yourself?

This is what the book asked. It struck me like a blast of cold wind. It woke me up.

Because the story you tell yourself - about how you got here, about your past, about what the fut...

February 21, 2019

Wait, weren't we supposed to do that?!? I asked her.

'That' being organize writers' workshops. I had been marinating on this idea for a very long time - to have a sometimes quiet, sometimes not, shared space with...

February 13, 2019

Dear sir,

I am writing to thank you for the "relaxing" spa weekend you offered us this past weekend.

I must say, I was taken aback with the carpeted walls as we entered, but knowing you are in medieval village, I t...

February 11, 2019

People who don't clean their dog's crap on the sidewalk.

Loud talkers in libraries.

Texters in movies.

Those who sit on the outside of the seat on metros and buses and need a spoken decree from God to make way for y...

January 29, 2019


She kept walking at a perfectly paced clip.

But hurry!!!!

What's wrong with you? She asks me, moving a bit faster. 

It's raining! My coat...my coat!!!!

She looks at me, a bit amused, and says quite logically,...

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