Tag Archives: Toronto

The Daughter Chronicles: The P Word

It was a brisk Fall evening in Toronto, when we all came home to my aunt’s house on Edenvalley Drive. We had been staying with her and my uncle while our home was being renovated a few blocks down the … Continue reading

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I Know I Will Make That Call

Last night, I picked up a long-time friend from the airport. She had decided, on a whim, to get on a plane from Toronto and high off to Kauai for a few days. She had called a few days before … Continue reading

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Have We Really Come A Long Way?

I’m sure that by now, many of you have heard or read about the abrupt sacking of Jill Abramson from her New York Times post more than two weeks ago. She was the Times’ first female executive editor. The Internet … Continue reading

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Ground Control To Toronto Mayor

I was listening to an interview of Chris Hadfield, the Canadian-born astronaut, who chronicles his life in space and shares it with his followers. His cover version of David Bowie’s song, “Space Oddity,” has been viewed more than 19,110,729 times … Continue reading

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This Baby Continues To Haunt Me

It was a cold winter in Toronto when I rotated at Women’s College Hospital‘s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). I had been a Fellow for six months by then.  Not yet jaded. Still eager and willing. Many of the cases … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Post Challenge, Daily Prompt, Herpes simplex, Neonatology, Newborn, Newborn Infection, Weekly Writing Challenge | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Spotlight on SOMA Chocolatemaker And The Distillery District

I’ve mentioned that we were in Toronto over a weekend in mid-September. We stayed with a dear aunt somewhere in Islington, a suburb of Toronto. On the one evening we were able to go out with her, she suggested we … Continue reading

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We Will Miss You, Scott

Two weekends ago, we made our way to our old stomping ground in Toronto to be with some dear friends.  We wanted to bid a friend farewell.  More importantly, we wanted to spend time to revel in his life, his … Continue reading

Posted in Death, Friend, Friendship, Funeral, G. Scott Graham, Goodbye, Loss of a Friend, Toronto, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Garage Sale Finds From Long Ago

Today’s Daily Prompt is about Memories for Sale. On a weekend road trip, far away from home, you stumble upon a garage sale in a neighborhood you’re passing through. Astonished, you find an object among the belongings for sale that … Continue reading

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