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Humanity

  Some amazing things have happened this month. We had the Olympics. In spite of its many flaws (corporatism, commercialism, professional athletes taking part, doping/drugs, vainglorious American soccer players), it can still be seen as a way for people to … Continue reading

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Two Reunions

Over the past five days, I’ve managed to have two mini-reunions with former college/university classmates. I suppose I should specify that “college” was, in fact, “Bible college.” Yes, I began my post-secondary career with a view to becoming a minister. … Continue reading

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Same story, two perspectives

The normal order of things is to read the book first and then see the movie adaptation. With The Secret in Their Eyes, I reversed that order. And I’m glad I did. A couple of posts ago, I wrote about … Continue reading

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Sheer Lunacy

It’s hard to write about some things.  And not necessarily things that weigh heavy on my mind, or might be seen as controversial. Nothing like that. Sometimes, it’s because the subject is dear to my heart, and I don’t know … Continue reading

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Cinematic Perfection

There are few movies that I would consider perfect, flawless. The Godfather, and its sequel. Seven Samurai.  Das Boot. All of them are perfect because they tell compelling stories about what it is to be human, what it is to … Continue reading

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Love

How do I write about love without coming across like a mystic-wannabe, or a hormone-addled teenager?  Maybe something like this… The Romantic Comedy is one of my least favourite movie genres. More often than not, rom-coms ask complex questions about … Continue reading

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To Hannah

I’ve written many “letters not sent” in my life. The one that follows is from a NaNoWriMo story I started writing about two years ago. I think. It’s in the jumbled mess that is my spiral-bound notebook… ————— To Hannah, … Continue reading

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