“That’s it, when we’re done here we’re going to get you a Roomba,” Anna said, scraping up the last of the pan-fried potatoes from her plate. We were at Joe’s on Davie, having our traditional Saturday morning brunch. Her boyfriend, also named Kevin, was there, too. “What? You mean now?” I asked. “Yes, now. There’s […]
I love you. I wonder, how many of us say that every day? It’s such a short sentence. Then again, it is perhaps the longest sentence ever written. It’s so easy to say those three words but it is another thing entirely to demonstrate it every day of our lives. I wonder who can? When […]
Maybe the resolution last year would have been more successful if it been “Remain celibate and joyfully single” rather than the trap-door-open-for-sex-and-entanglement wording: “Remain joyfully single.”
“I don’t want another dog,” I reminded my family as I reluctantly trailed behind them toward the doors of the Humane Society. “They need to be fed, bathed, taken to the vet, taken for walks and of course be cleaned up after…and you know who’s going to end up doing that.” I continued with my […]
When the one you love is engaged to someone else, do you let go and go on with your life…or do you follow your heart even when it seems illogical?
They talked and decided that they couldn’t go there, wouldn’t go there. It would be too complicated, somehow wrong and they were better off staying friends. Nothing gained, nothing lost. Then, ever so quietly, in a foot shuffle voice, he said, “Can I ask just one favour?” “Sure,” she responded. One small questioning word … […]
The archetype of The Lovers as depicted in the Tarot speaks to us of the exchange of life force either between two people or within our selves. This is not only experienced as physical passion fulfilled, but also as spiritual intimacy and engagement.
I drove by an old wooden house backed into a rain wet piney wooded hillside. I noticed it had no roof. Just like another place from another time.
Why do people assume that a single guy over age 30 must have something wrong with him? Some guys are just fine, thank you very much.
The heart. 200 to 425 grams of muscle. What is the thread that binds this vital organ to our most powerful emotions? “He plays the game with a lot of heart.” “She ripped my heart out.” Of course, we certainly can’t overlook the most obvious emotion with the strongest links to the heart. Love. Why […]