When Is One Eye One Eye Too Many? In the Land of the Blind.

July 21, 2014


He Taught Me Nothing

In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man would be ridiculed for seeing things differently.

Wordless Understanding and Vacant Echoes: Trust One and Not the Other.

July 14, 2014



At what point does one understand a word or a sentence? I've been thinking about this question a lot lately, as I struggle to learn French in fits and starts.

Indisputable, Not Immutable: An Inhuman Fact of Our Society.

July 7, 2014



Please note: This post discusses the prevalence of sexual violence in our lives.

A Big Adventure of Now: A Short Story

June 30, 2014



Martin had no dependants, no girlfriend, and no family. He had an impeccable credit rating. He was free, totally free. Everything was permitted.

Posted in: Short Stories

An Eulogy for Apartment 601: The Incubating Paralysis of Freedom.

June 23, 2014



The punchline: Apartment 601 is my least favorite apartment I have ever lived in. The story of my stay in that apartment provides one summary of the story of my time in Ottawa.

Posted in: Blog, Identity

The Fear of Vulnerability: Nature or Nurture?

May 19, 2014



This is a very old and common theme, on-stage and off. So, I wonder, is it in our nature to fear vulnerability?

The Princess and the Frog: Freedom and the Pursuit of Less Happiness

May 12, 2014


Frog Tales

I can’t recall when I first heard the story of the Princess and the Frog. For as long as I can remember, however, I have always had the notion that the moral of the story was intended for women. I suppose this could be because of the pervasive trope that subverts the romance of the […]


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