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Get In The Water

Oh boy, strap in. I’ve done something I never dreamed I’d be capable of. I got on a boat and rode an hour off the coast until miles stretched between me and the ocean’s abyss. And I jumped in. OK, I eased in with a vice-grip on the ladder and trembling limbs. But I did…

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What Fills The Gap

A few weeks ago when we were in the height of dealing with the crummy ISP issues, I finally broke down and cancelled my service. The new ISP told me it would be about a week before they could come and install the new DSL service, and we weren’t even sure if that was going…

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New Ink For Mirggles

Mirggles got her third tattoo last week and asked me to document the process. These kinds of moments are my favorites to document. It’s the same feeling I get from wedding photography (sometimes) where if you aren’t paying attention, the moment’s gone. Circle of Life Wheel of Time Band of Hope

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The Black & White Boardgame Adventure

As I get older, I find myself re-evaluating what I understood of relationships. I’m learning that we may desire a certain type of friendship, sometimes you’re fire together, sometimes it’s unrequited, and sometimes you’re just not a good fit. And that’s okay. Not every relationship you have has to be the Bonnie & Clyde, Sean…

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Le Matos @ Velvet Underground

Well, the thing I was always worried about happening happened. I can barely listen to Le Matos’s without yearning for their live show. It just sounded so full bodied, so much richer. I could feel the vibrations in my bones! I was always scared to go to live shows because I worried that it would…

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Dance With The Dead @ Lee’s Palace

Holy shit, time flies. It’s been just about a month since I saw these BAMFs play live at Lee’s Palace. (And then ran into them in line for Carpenter Brut the very next night.) They were kind enough to indulge a fan for a “selfie” too. It was something else watching them perform songs I’ve…

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Squidlid @ Lee’s Palace in Toronto

A few weekends ago some of my favorite electronic bands were on tour in Toronto with shows all weekend, so we made a weekend of it. Squidlid surprised the hell out of me. They opened for Dance With The Dead, and holy crap did they put on a show. They call themselves a “Dark Electro-Pop…

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