Jaded Bird

I looked up at the roof and what did I see? Some big bird staring down on me and the crowd of tourists I was with on this visit to Les Forges de Montreal. I imagined it was shaking its head disapprovingly. I really have no idea what it was thinking, or even if this … Continue reading Jaded Bird

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She Came In For A Coffee

Would it disappoint you to know that no such person actually walked in for a coffee while I was sitting at Starbucks and drawing? Well, at least not while I was there. I had some time to burn, and a temporary memory loss about no longer liking their macho green tea latte, so I sat … Continue reading She Came In For A Coffee

Midweek Poems – Don’t Fall in Love

Don’t Fall in Love The rain falls past my light post at night to land sadly on my white canvas shoes The sounds of Genesis emanate from my earphones to vibrate in my ears but fail miserably to change my mood. Person after person walks me by on there busy journey to nowhere significant She … Continue reading Midweek Poems – Don’t Fall in Love

Midweek Poems – I knew a God

I knew a God ...Some river before I Was drawn to the rhythm As if to say it could happen The lark sang its first song. ...Some star before I Was drawn to the glitter No one stopped me from noticing The last and most colorful page. ...Some rose before I Was drawn to the … Continue reading Midweek Poems – I knew a God

People I feel sorry for

There she sits, unremarkable Blue jeans, white shirt Looking through bric-a-brac papers A salvage From the junkyard of a too big purse Head bowed Disheveled in insecurity She glances and retreats A shell of shyness. Poor girl I hope she has a good life. by M. Perron (Originally written May 16th, 1992) Notes: Wow, I … Continue reading People I feel sorry for

More Mall People

The morning is bright for our hero this morning We’ve got the milk drinker spewing inanities to the crone who accompanies him. We’ve got the curly haired lady wearing sunglasses in the dimmest corner of the room, seemingly having a debate with herself. We’ve got another auto-conversationalist sipping his coffee, polishing his glasses, and stuffing … Continue reading More Mall People

These Are The People In My Neighbourhood – Say Hello to Sharkie Tarakjian

Dear Friends, Neighbours, & Readers, I am deeply proud to introduce to you one of the nicest, and most creative specialists for Top Of Mind Awareness promotional items, Mr. Sharkie Tarakjian. I’ve been very honoured to have been able to work with him and his amazing team. I consider Sharkie more than a trusted resource & … Continue reading These Are The People In My Neighbourhood – Say Hello to Sharkie Tarakjian

Odds & Ends – I Surrender…

... to my multitude of interests! Start with taking a look at my ever growing  Pinterest account which has 70 distinct boards with over 12,000 Pins, and I'm sure I could easily sub-categorize them even further into strong interests. I really believe that if I could split myself in 70 I could possibly find time to … Continue reading Odds & Ends – I Surrender…

These Are The People In My Neighbourhood – Say Hello to Dr. Amanda Glew

Dear Friends, Neighbours, & Readers, Before I start, I have a special disclaimer to share. This isn't advertising and Dr. Glew doesn't know I'm doing this article. This is my personal testimonial of a team of dedicated animal care professionals that are loved by so many in our community. It is with this in mind that... … Continue reading These Are The People In My Neighbourhood – Say Hello to Dr. Amanda Glew

These Are The People In My Neighbourhood – Say Hello to Neil Damackine

Dear Friends, Neighbours, & Readers, I am very proud to introduce Neil Damackine the founder and the heart of Construction ND Inc. Before I give you every reason to work with Construction ND Inc., let me talk to you a little about my dear friend and often-time mentor, Neil. Neil has the gift of trusting … Continue reading These Are The People In My Neighbourhood – Say Hello to Neil Damackine