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#10 – Aron

#10 – Aron

After over two years of not seeing each other, we finally meet for coffee. He uses the word “cunt” in one of his first stories, and then apologises for his language. I laugh.  Has it been that long?  Has he forgotten who I am?  Cunt doesn’t bother me… neither does any of the other expletives … Continue reading

#5 – Dalelle

#5 – Dalelle

Dalelle and I met the summer of ’98 at a University of Ottawa residence orientation weekend.  A year younger than me, she traveled alone from Sudbury to meet new people and get acquainted with the campus and city she’d call her home.  I journeyed 45 minutes from home, by car, with my Mom, for the … Continue reading

#2 – Hayden

#2 – Hayden

He has been both my assistant and my student. He’s the child whisperer.  With infinite patience, boundless creativity, and the calmest demeanor. Two weeks of musical theatre drama camps would be significantly less pleasurable without him making me laugh. He’s smart, he’s witty, and he studies biology (or some equally difficult and important subject) yet … Continue reading