Category Archives: coincidence

Really?

  Life is weird. Okay, I said it.  I meant it.  Life is full of weird little coincidences and sometimes I am lucky enough to spot them.  Just think of all the ones I miss.  You might be wondering what … Continue reading

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Inappropriate Coincidence

Currently, I have only one Brazilian student, which is rare at my school.  She lamented to me yesterday that she really wanted to wear her flip-flops, which are the typical footwear of Brazilians.  She seemed rather pained to have to … Continue reading

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Call the Fashion Police

If you haven’t already read my piece entitled the Great T-shirt Debacle, you should. It will give you great context for what happened today.  Although, I should warn you.  This is less of a debacle and really was more of … Continue reading

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Try and Figure the Universe Out

  I am struggling to write this post. I have the idea, but everything I type out seems dry, or at the very least, at tad bit too academic.  Maybe I need to use a sensational tweet like a certain … Continue reading

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People You Meet

I met a fan of Notre Dame on the bus today.  I rarely talk to anyone on the bus, but today was special.  I also talked to a woman who moved from Vancouver to star her own marijuana business in … Continue reading

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The Woman Who Loved Chopin

I find it awesome to meet someone with passion. I don’t always “get” what they’re passionate about, but I respect it.  I find it powerful and somewhat infectious.  You can see the energy rippling off them in waves.  Sometimes it … Continue reading

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Tales from the Oshare Cafe**

**Oshare is not the name of the café–keep reading… Today was a day of coffee and Japanese. Before you say, “huh?” and don a quizzical look on your face, I will explain how these things find themselves in the spotlight … Continue reading

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So, Universe. I’ve got some questions.

How do you respond to life’s little coincidences? I ask this, hoping we can, at least for the time being, set aside the debate as to whether there can be little or big coincidences. You’re probably wondering where all this … Continue reading

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