Author Archives: bookwarrior



After Hours

My work moved to a new building. This liberated me from having to endure the walk from and to Union, mostly underground. In the morning I exit at Queen and Yonge, walk to Bay, then turn onto Richmond. I walk as fast as I can, but slow down to look at the Victory Building, a […]

In Color


People are living longer, but most endure a gradual decline – becoming a lesser form of their earlier self. Dependent on the kindness of strangers (especially if family is distant or worn out). Not the gentle picture of Brel’s “Les Vieux’. Once they cannot live at home, the indignities of institutional care magnify the sadness […]

After the Rain


In Search of Lost Time

The winter chill is gone, replaced by a perfect blue sky and sunshine. It may only be temporary, but it’s a hint of spring. I feel like walking without a specific destination in mind and forgetting about all the things I should/could/must do. I sneak away to the movies every now and then. Last month […]