Tag Archives: toronto

Displaced Snippet

i now live in toronto again. in many ways it feels like i never left. it’s almost like i have to remind myself that i lived in san francisco for four years. yet when i plan where i want to … Continue reading

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Toronto Tree Portraits

On Treehugger today, I saw something I wish I had sooner. Photographer Vincenzo Pietropaolo had an exhibit at Toronto’s Side Space Gallery, called Toronto Tree Portraits. Too bad it’s too late for my T.O. friends to go. The exhibit ended … Continue reading

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Too Short

I’m sick of creepy, old men. They’re oblivious and lecherous. And they’re incredibly annoying. Take last Friday night. I dashed out to run some errands while Paul was making dinner. On my walk home, I had two questionables say hello … Continue reading

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Teeth are Stylish

When I was back in Toronto for the holidays, I paid more attention to people’s outerwear than I had in the past. Having left sweater-weather behind in San Francisco, I was preoccupied with being warm and how others were going … Continue reading

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Duality Snippet

late-night spadina station. i hurry from the subway to the streetcar. near the column a homeless guy urinates with (ahem) abandon. everyone picks up their pace, regretting the reason. fast-forward 12 or so hours later. it’s mid-day and the same … Continue reading

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Preparedness

I’m from Toronto. The largest city-wide emergency I ever experienced was “The Blackout” about six years ago. I was without hydro for all of twelve hours, although some people went for days. But instead of feeling panicky, the city projected … Continue reading

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What Could Have Been

A few years ago I had one of the more surreal nights of my life. Funny, I hadn’t thought about it in a long while, but for some reason I was reminded of it the other day. I was in … Continue reading

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