Visual riddle

Today’s post is a riddle. Here are close-up pictures of one of the most beautiful rare gems known to man. It can be sculpted but will easily crumble. Its beauty can be harnessed but not directed. It can be tamed but never slaved. It can be sold but color decreases its value. Blues are the…

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Words are just that

Knowledge is like a sharp pain between the eyes. It throbs and hurts and makes us wince. Awareness is a curse that will leave us naked in the worst of blizzards, shivering and begging for a break or a moment of sleep. Growth is in the end nothing but the early stages of the final…

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Of patterns

There was this very little dog that played with a basketball as big as he was in a large snowfield. He would push the ball around with his forehead at a tremendous speed, sliding and slipping on the snow but gathering great momentum nonetheless. Eventually, the ball would collect wet snow and its new irregular…

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365 days

A year ago exactly, I arrived in Vancouver. I had minimal luggage, big hopes, bigger dreams and even bigger worries. Turns out some of the worries were justified, others weren’t. And here I am. Almost a Vancouverite, still homeless in my heart which is a drag because home is where the heart is. And by…

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