Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sunday #40: September 30, 2012 – My Name on the Page

This week’s blog post is nothing more than shameless self-promotion. I was tempted to apologize for that, but I decided not to; a blog is, after all, a form of self-promotion by its very nature. So here is my pat … Continue reading

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Sunday #39: September 23, 2012 – I’ve Got the Yellows.

Have you ever wondered why we associate the color blue with sadness? Why do we call a sad mood or sad music “the blues”? I can see why we might associate the color grey with sadness, because grey is gloomy … Continue reading

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Sunday #38: September 16, 2012 – An Appeal for the Bissell Centre

Writing a blog every week can be great for your writing regularity. It forces you to sit down and put your thoughts on e-paper. Writing a blog every week can also be a bit of a drain sometimes. Maybe you … Continue reading

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Sunday #37: September 9, 2012 – Why I Hate Labour Day

It’s September. Summer’s over. School’s back in. Fall isn’t technically here yet, but I can feel it coming. When I was a child, Labour Day was always a sad day. It indicated the changeover between the lovely, sunny days of … Continue reading

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Sunday #36: September 2, 2012 – Why Quitting Smoking was Easier than Quitting Gluten

Twenty-four years ago this week, I quit smoking. August 31, 1988 was the start of a new clean-lungs era for me. When I recalled that milestone earlier this week, it was hard not to think about the newest thing I … Continue reading

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