Category Archives: nostalgia

Just A Kid In A Toy Store

Alternatively, I could have called this finding a passionate salesclerk.   My niece’s upcoming birthday afforded me the opportunity to browse the toy store. Yes, I could have bought her clothes, but those years aren’t upon us yet.  She is … Continue reading

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On Phonebooks

While rummaging around, looking for things to purge, I came across an old personal phone book. I don’t know where I purchased it, because dollar stores didn’t exist back in those days.  It could have been some other discount chain, … Continue reading

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Are You Still on the Traveller’s High he asked.

I have been home a month from my vacation and one of my colleagues asked me if the “Traveller’s high” had warn off yet. I had to ask for clarification of what this was. He explained that when you came … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business and Succumbing to Nostalgia

I am not really sure why I found myself in this situation today. I mean, I know I didn’t rake up all the leaves last fall, but I don’t know why.  Perhaps, I got lazy.  Perhaps, I was busy.  For … Continue reading

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From Glass Bottles

Often this blog is about that fantastic moment in the day which makes me smile, and helps me maintain a more positive attitude. Often this blog is about weird and quirky characters on my commute that both entertain and confuse … Continue reading

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Today’s Perfect Moment is the result of a late night text. As I write that, I realize you might get the wrong idea. An old friend, who I only get to see rarely invited me to the baseball game. It … Continue reading

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Alma Mater

I don’t want to be a person who lives in the past. I want to embrace today and tomorrow as best I can.  However, forgetting the past and either its trials or triumphs would be rather unfair and probably unwise. … Continue reading

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Spotting Irony from the Bus Window

Every now and then you find a bit of irony in the world. Maybe some of you find it more often, but I suspect that you are looking for it.  I was alternating between reading and sleeping on my way … Continue reading

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Notes on a Walk

I took a walk around my idyllic little town today. The air was a bit crisp, but armed with optimistic pessimism and your typical Canadian fleece pullover I managed to survive.  I live north of Toronto, but not north enough … Continue reading

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Cagney Double Bill

Having arrived home late last night, I was too tired to post yesterday’s Perfect Moment. That isn’t really a bad thing because it gave me a little time to reflect on it.  As many bloggers will attest, reflection pre and … Continue reading

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