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

Life in a fog isn’t such a bad state of mind

The sunrise is showing itself off as a gauzy, scarlet sash today. It weaves around the bend in the shoreline, stretches behind the CN Tower and the high-rises of the city skyline, then dips into the hazy blue water of Lake Ontario. I sip my coffee, appreciating the view from my balcony window, even though … Continue reading Life in a fog isn’t such a bad state of mind

Driving towards rites of passage and refusal

The girls seated behind me in the waiting room of the DriveTest Ontario office have, apparently, no intention of getting behind the wheel of a car. “Why are you getting your license,” one of well-heeled young women asked her friend. (And I mean well heeled in a literal way – she was wearing those thigh-high … Continue reading Driving towards rites of passage and refusal