She was a tough old broad

Like her brother and best friend Jeoffy, Aoki came to us when she was about three weeks old. She was both the bravest and the most fearful beastie I’ve ever laid eyes and love upon; she headed straight for the front door when it opened onto our very busy street but would also scream in…

Something about pop music and how life isn’t normal anymore

A few good things about the pandemic (yes, there have been some): I’ve been getting to know Toronto the way I should have done when I moved here 15+ years ago; it’s a way cooler city than I’ve been giving it credit for; I’m becoming a not bad shot at left-handed recycling-bin basketball; I’ve become…