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Maybe I’m Odd… and Other Thoughts on Race

This is another post inspired by random conversation. However, in this case, it was inspired by something I overheard rather than a conversation I participated in. I was in a coffee shop the other day and the group next to me was a little loud so it was hard not to hear them. The basic… Continue reading Maybe I’m Odd… and Other Thoughts on Race

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My Identity: How Being Denied Part of Me, Shaped Me

I love meeting new people and the sometimes random conversations that come from those meetings. Of course, I’m not lucky enough to have interesting conversations with everyone I meet but more often than not, we find a variety of topics to discuss. Recently, I met a couple of people on different occasions and for different… Continue reading My Identity: How Being Denied Part of Me, Shaped Me

Random Observations · Toronto

2016 New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year everyone! And with the start of 2016, or any new year, comes my yearly listing of this year’s goals or “New Year’s Resolutions”. I started calling them goals rather than resolutions years ago because I found that it helped me focus on them a little more. Of course, I don’t achieve all… Continue reading 2016 New Year’s Resolutions

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My Bucket List – 2015 Version

**Updated: Feb 2016** Over the years my bucket list has changed as I’ve crossed some things off, added others and just no longer wanted to do some things as much. I’m sure that’s the same with anyone who keeps a bucket list… as known as my dreams, goals and hopes. Now I’m a list maker…… Continue reading My Bucket List – 2015 Version

Random Observations · Toronto

Ramblings about Race, Culture and Dating

I spent more time in 2014 thinking about, talking about, and writing about race and dating – both separately and as a joint issue – than I probably ever did before. Now there were various reasons for it but the three that influenced me the most were: I was reading more about race issues, especially… Continue reading Ramblings about Race, Culture and Dating

Random Observations · Writing

Belated 2015 New Year’s Resolutions

Every year I write New Year’s resolutions, which I use for the goals or areas I want to work on for that year. Now normally I write them on January 1st (and for the past few years, I’ve also published them online as well as incentive to fulfill them). However, this year (well, last year… Continue reading Belated 2015 New Year’s Resolutions

Dating · Random Observations · Toronto

Fear, letting go and moving on

It’s funny. Well, not really funny but it is ironic that less than a day after reading a friend’s Facebook post about how women take 2 weeks to fall in love and guys take like 8 seconds (and thinking, “damn, I must be a guy”) that I decide to write about why I think falling… Continue reading Fear, letting go and moving on