Category Archives: positive thinking

Cakes vs. Scones: The Identity Crisis

During the last few months while my mojo has been curled-up into the fetal position and I have attempted (on some level) to deal with a cornucopia of emotional shit to which I am in not willing to succumb (denial hard at work) … Continue reading

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A lost Mojo, Neurotic Salad and the gross misuse of ‘Mactac’

I might be this guy… Peter Whitman (Adrien Brody) with a simmering melancholy during his journey in Darjeeling Limited –  Used his dead father’s razor, and wore his prescription glasses  rendering him almost legally blind. Although I was tempted, as I had 3 … Continue reading

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Happy 2013! Brought to you by ‘V’ as in vomit, virus and valium!

When in Rome… However we are NOT in Rome, There are no Romans, and I have no desire to assimulate the ‘un-evolved.’ How thoroughly I despise this particular winter asylum, the mentality that killing is ok,  and that brutal Canadian weather. For … Continue reading

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Oliver speaks! “Give me f’cking more!”

More Sir. I may look poor but I’m bad-ass. Over the last few years I have declared on numerous occasions how I have bore an uncanny, metaphorical resemblance to a modern-day, pure-hearted ‘Oliver Twist’ (only with furniture and diamonds). As generally during the … Continue reading

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A life in limbo and a brand new Purgatory!

It ain’t no party where I’m going. These days my daily routine consists of packing, packing, more packing and obsessing over packing, while my thoughts hover over focusing on the many reasons I am getting out of here while repeating over and … Continue reading

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Going from HOT to NOT

Have I lost all sense of judgement? Have I  just been at this online dating way too long? Will I end up like Margot Kidder?… Single, disoriented and mumbling incoherently in a wood pile? Yesterday I was dissed by a … Continue reading

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Settling in ‘Singledom’

I used to have a “LIST.” It included all the admirable qualities my ‘Holy Grail of Manhood’ should embody and the varied interests that we should share. What happened to it?… Well, as of recently it went a little something … Continue reading

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