Sunday thoughts

Every once in a while I cook an elaborate breakfast. Today, it was French toast. With the last loaf of bread, almost no maple syrup, but plenty of cinnamon and a tiny sprinkle of sugar. And some peameal bacon ha.

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About pylons and student musicians

I was just out picking up one of the cars at the body shop.

Driving up a busy artery of western Toronto I looked at all the traffic around me. It’s hard to believe we’re still in a pandemic – there was hustle and bustle everywhere.

There were key differences though between how it was last summer and how it is now:

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And so it begins – pandemic back to school prep

As of today, the local board of Education is going to start calling every parent of school-aged children to find out what their intention is.

There are a few options here in my city of Toronto:

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Edging closer to the covid-abyss

Every night I look at the global covid maps. I want to see how other places are doing with reopening and easing of restrictions.

I leave America last. Sometimes I skip it all together. Sorry, it’s not you, dear readers, it’s your dear leader…😳 Continue reading “Edging closer to the covid-abyss”

Hardships and plight: coping with the new normal

It appears I am completely, utterly alone in my hardship and plight. 🙄

I have neither hardship nor plights of any kind. Most of the time… 😉

Something happened today that was a little unusual. Perhaps I will entertain you here. It has to do with this unique situation we all find ourselves in, this covid/pandemic/restrictions/protocol thing we have been forced to adjust to.

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Same old, with a covid-twist

It’s hot.

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Don’t @ me, I’m allowed to state this fact. We had a 6 month winter and I like it when it’s hot. I’m just sayin’…Also. Air conditioning is nice for sleeping. 🙂

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Blogging from my outdoor office

It feels like Friday today.

It’s not Friday…not that it matters, really.

I do what I do and I do it day by day by day by day. (Doug and the Slugs)

Today I had a bunch of hurdles preventing me from moving forward on multiple projects.

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Living in a bubble

Disclaimer: I’m feeling sorry for myself. Don’t be rude or obnoxious in the comments, I’ll block you. None of my self-absorbedness in this post means I’m not anxious or active in other, more important things going on in my family, community and beyond. This post isn’t a tally of what I do for others; I don’t feel like justifying myself to anyone today. This is my blog and today, this is what flows out of my head and into my keyboard. Sorry not sorry.

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Some days I feel like I’m living inside a bubble.

I don’t mean to imply the bubble is an isolated, lonely entity of solitude, because there isn’t much of that despite still staying home most of the time. I just mean the lack of external obligations has me more isolated than usual, and for longer than usual. Continue reading “Living in a bubble”