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April 2006

  • Film at 11

    “Do you remember when One-hour Photos were new and people couldn’t believe that they could get their pictures done in an hour…” “Uh, actually, I just took them in and got them back in…

  • Rested, ready to fight

    It’s difficult to describe what happens when you give someone a light bulb and they suddenly realize that what they do matters. That small, simple actions add up. That huge, global issues are not…

  • Solace

    Kaleidoscope Wheel of hope A place to start out from Although it started long ago The world’s work has begun A hoola hoop A human chain To warm our hands and find our way…

  • Moving on

    “It” didn’t work out. But it’s not a failure.…

  • I’m OK either way

    Still not sure if It’s going to happen. In fact, by noon today, our Board had called it off after months of volunteer sweat and negotiation. And even after I was sure it was…

  • Crossroad

    Tomorrow morning I find out if what I’ve worked for for nearly a year will start. And the nice thing is, I’m not going to lose sleep over this. I’m OK either way. I’ve…

  • Amazing Lightness

    I quit my job today. Full circle. One of my first jobs in Ottawa as a wee lad of 19 was at a lighting store at the corner of Bank and Catherine. It’s now…

  • Eggs and Energy

    Easter. I tossed the choco bunny that was left on my desk at work. Everybody got one, and some foil-wrapped eggs that look like little bunny turds when unwrapped. Yum. The chocobunny was one…