Saskatoon — When I was recovering from my appendectomy earlier this year the “need” arose. The need for web pages to stop crashing, the need for the ability to post on Facebook without my iPad seizing up, the need to watch videos on Flipboard and Instapaper without the screen going suddenly black. On the left of this photo is my iPad 1 with its overly-protective cover. I bought both right before going on a s...
Saskatoon — We love the bats in our yard and at night watch them flap through the yard catching mosquitos. We found this one on the back lawn all curled into itself. It’s hard to say what may have killed it. I ...
Saskatoon — If I close my eyes it sounds like spring. Robins. Crows. Waxwings. Every day this week I have worn a different coat. Yesterday it was wool in the freezing rain. The night before it was leather agains...
Saskatoon — I started journal writing when I was about ten. I had been filling notebook after notebook with science fiction and horror short stories and I think my mother wanted me to branch out into a safer and ...
My Locker Room Epiphany
How Finding Nemo Gave Me Hope.
The House that Built Me.
A Curse for This Town; What a Beautiful Town
Words to Places; Scents to Memories
Move Around - Around - Around - Around
Why I hate going to public pools and the beach.
Spring and Such
Trying to Have People to Understand What You Go Through.
What It's Like For Me To see Myself & My Experiences Represented in Movies
I Always Had That Dream, Like My Father Before Me.
No Better Version of Me I Would Pretend to Be
The Power of X-Men
A Cup of Tea
I've Got Nothing to Say.
How I Really Felt About My Friend Having a Chronic Illness
Why The Internet Means So Much to Me.
The Reality of Being Told "Take Better Care of Yourself"
Hemingway; Wisdom in Purest Form
The Truth Behind the Number and Weight.
How did you get to be like you are?
"I Have Secrets Too" - A Poem from My Past
The Kids They Parented on Weekends
My favourite article of clothing.
Anxieties and Insecurities
Nostalgia; a Silent Killer
Growing up rare.
Morality and Misunderstanding
"Now you look more like you!"
Realizing that the heartbreak that consumed you for most of year was the best thing that could've happened to you.
Realizing the heartbreak that was consuming you for the past year was the best thing that could've happened to you.
When you get the phone call that you were least expecting at the moment, but always was prepared for.
An early morning by the river; coffee in hand, and you by my side.
Being single when being surrounded by people in happy relationships.
Christmas comes come hell or high water. That's the reason it's my favourite time of year.
Arrival at the Scallop Hotel
A letter of apology to my younger brothers.
Dreading the most important day of your year.
Ask Me Anything.
Why Doctor Who helped me realize that one thing that I am, does not define me, and I can do whatever I wanted in spite of that one thing.
The force field maze.
A million words course through my head; troubles of being an English major.
Returning to something that you left so far in your past, you almost forgot about it.
What I want people to know about growing up with a trach and a complex medical condition.
I have my mother's eyes, my father's smile, and a life without either of them.
The Musical Drug
The Magic of Finding an Old Photo and Hearing the Story Behind it. It Gives a New Appreciation for Everything.
Long Distance is awful. Family, friends, lovers, it's hard if there is more than just a couple of miles between you.
Something so basic, and so practical can mean so much
A Bad week made better, by an 8 year old boy