Once a balloon, surely. Partially deflated, gruesome. Not human. Floating in the dream. Stuck in a box, that face, familiar of the dead, after the catafalque, before
Le Dîner en Blanc If we were having coffee, I would tell you I’ve put a Dîner en Blanc at the top of my bucket list, alas, without hope of getting to one this year. The dinners, which start with a secret location, were launched with a handful […]
JOY RIDING If we were having coffee, I would tell you I am what this cycle-friendly region calls a “joy rider,” not ready for the hills of the escarpment (road riders), or set up for long distance routes (tour riders). But 120 kilometres of our pathways are just […]
100-Word Story My grandmother’s hand must be guiding me as I move the mahjong tiles. Winds, dragons, craks slide over a felted tabletop like the one I sat beside in childhood while the good friends played.
A Recipe / And spring into summer If we were having coffee, I would tell you life is just now creeping into full bloom in this area of Georgian Bay, held back by the cool of the lake and chill north winds. It’s the Victoria Day long weekend […]
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Look at those faces, reflecting my own, great-grandfather John far right, great-great-grandfather Thomas at the centre,
This is an unfurled Trillium, official flower of the province of Ontario, Canada. They grow in carpets in our woodlands at this time of year, and bloom over the next three weeks or so. Interesting history if you want to read more, here. Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Single […]