Five years post

I covered the bulk of what needs to be covered about this two years after my surgery, but at 5 years something new happens, so I wanted to mark this spot with a few words. As I was at two years out, today I’m struggling (read: failing) to find a working strategy for fixing my weight […]

On Role Playing Games

The first completely joyful memory I have is the night that I played my first role playing game. It happened during a formative period in my life.  My family left La Scie after the cod moratorium ended my dad’s bright dreams of becoming a full-time entrepreneur and sent him back to the classroom. Less than a year […]

On seeking your muse

I had a bad second half in 2015. There was a lot of stress about money and life in general and a lot of follow-on stress from bad (and unfair, in my view) feedback at my workplace. And I had overcommitted, creatively speaking. I promised myself I’d write a few things and make some other […]

2015 in review

The last time I checked I was starting to fall behind on my goals for 2015, but I remained optimistic. It was an ambitious year at the outset, but then it started off in the middle of a very positive stretch – apartment was rented, house was solid, finances were manageable, depression was under control, and […]

359.2

The last time I saw a number with a 5 in the middle on the scale display, I was on the way up. That was in 2007. I had just left theatre school, and my sense of hope for the future had been utterly vanquished. This morning I saw a number like that. It felt […]