Category Archives: Bud

Victory Is Both A Name And A State Of Mind

Things didn’t get worse last week, which means they got better. According to the doctors at the Ottawa General Hospital, this was supposed to be the week my son should have been born. He would have been almost two months … Continue reading

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My Grandfather Turns Eighty-Seven So We Visit Our Favourite Place

My grandfather turned eighty-seven on Saturday. On Friday we took a tour of Eastern Ontario, then a ferry across to Quebec where we split the pizza special at a roadside place where they cook on an open fire. Afterwards we … Continue reading

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Lamenting Over The Missed Birdies Of Yesterday

I was in Ottawa for a few hours on Wednesday with my grandfather. He’s going to be 87-years old soon, so when he takes me places the journey is the adventure and arriving has become slightly more optional. My grandfather … Continue reading

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Two Books And An Insane Early Morning Sugar Craving

A few nights ago I woke up from a dream where I had been fighting honeybees while stuffing their honeycomb into my mouth. A few minutes later I was in the kitchen squeezing liquid honey from a bottle on whole … Continue reading

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Tooth Extraction Postponed Due To Weather So My Grandfather And I Talked About Death And Hockey

I was supposed to lose another tooth today, but when I woke up I found my little village under almost a foot of snow. I also found a message on my answering machine from my grandfather, who was going to … Continue reading

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Protected: Some People In My Family Found Honour In Sacrifice But Then They Started Looking For People To Burn

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