The joy of a Montréal snowfall

An STM bus driver finishing his shift throws a snowball at the Metro grocery store window to a shift-worker he knows as I walk home, warm after two pints of IPA and an Old Fashioned at Bosswells [...]

On love: letting go, looking forward

The past year or so has been one of the more challenging periods in my life, and I’ve had a few now. A torn ACL and meniscus from football (aka. “soccer”) led to knee surgery last October, [...]

Remembering John Loxley

Joining the chorus of appreciation for John, I’d like to share a few words. We met sometime around 2015 when I began playing with Crescentwood Saturday Soccer Club (CSSC). In my eyes, John [...]

One hundred days of solitude

Saturday, June 20, marks 100 days of physical distancing and working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic for me. Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez’s novel, One hundred years of solitude, [...]

Hiking in the Land of the Lynx

The Canada Lynx is a beautiful nocturnal predator that feeds predominantly on snowshoe hares, and we had the pleasure this summer of hiking within its territory in Parc national des Monts-Valin. [...]