From the vaults

Growth habit: unknown It was a dark and stormy night.  You were having a beer.  I was flying a kite.  You looked up  from your Economist smiled and said you-wanna-miss? … And I said. I love to garden. 

Local girl makes pact with herself to stop frequenting her neighborhood burrito joint until they change the Onion articles pinned onto bulletin board directly in front of the only seating available 

“It’s been at least six months” a local Toronto mother of three was heard complaining while seated on one of 4 stools available at the restaurant.  “I love their food. But seriously…??” She continued to the hipster beside her who pretended she had not said anything at all.  The owners of the restaurant were unavailable … More Local girl makes pact with herself to stop frequenting her neighborhood burrito joint until they change the Onion articles pinned onto bulletin board directly in front of the only seating available 

Mothering my mother (killing the Narcissist within)

This blog has been edited to respect the names and places of people in my family. I have no authority spreading stories I have not investigated myself. Though I talk about my mother, this is my story. Thank you for reading it. Shame, blame, disrespect, betrayal, and the withholding of affection damage the roots from … More Mothering my mother (killing the Narcissist within)

Objectivity makes objects of a valuable lesson

Stare into the middle distance Listen to the words you are fighting Now you are Squinting. Squinting into the middle distance Listen to the words you are fighting You’re peeking at enlightenment. Open your eyes wide The light won’t blind, as our body is trained to believe. This light gives sight At every level of … More Objectivity makes objects of a valuable lesson