Finding meaning in the grey scale

Sometimes in life you sign up for one thing and come away with so much more. This generally happens to me when I’m looking at life with my eyes wide open, my expectations unfettered. Such was my posture on a recent Saturday when I signed up for a photography course. I had no loftier goal … Continue reading Finding meaning in the grey scale

Windows and a hallway, that’s all I need

Life in a box, I am learning, can be quite satisfying. A year ago, I never would have believed that, but here I sit, content. Last June, I committed myself to life in a condominium. I put in my bid while still living in a three-storey house on an expansive, treed lot, not quite sure … Continue reading Windows and a hallway, that’s all I need

Life in a big city brings out the lilac lust in me

I am breathing a sigh of relief. The season of my temptation is nearly done and I leave it with almost a clear conscience. I have pinched but one wee lilac blossom. Sadly, as is the case with most crimes and misdemeanors, my petty thievery did little to assuage my obsession. While I only broke … Continue reading Life in a big city brings out the lilac lust in me