Monday, July 31, 2017

From the heart land

Posted By on Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 12:00 PM

I love(d) you, and I miss you. Some times it hits me, out of nowhere, dead centre of my chest.

This raspy ache, perches on my collarbone and rests in my throat. Days to months to year, and what a dark year. Sometimes I tell myself it was all for the best, a blessing in disguise, that moving saved my life. But fuck that, I'd rather be in love. —I Know, I Should Be Over You





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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Hey M

Posted By on Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 12:05 PM

I love you so much. You're my partner, my best friend and I treasure every day with you whether it's Donair Thursdays or out at the Neptune. You're silly, gross (in the best way), romantic, adventurous and it's cliche—but I don't know what I would do without you. I hope I get to see your face when you read this. —Your Pet





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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Casper

Posted By on Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 12:04 PM

You appeared as if by magic, and then you disappeared. You have reappeared when I least expect but not when I wish you would. You've taught me to love the magic and mystery of the universe. If I could only cast a spell on you it would be to let yourself trust the magic of the universe. —Wendy





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Friday, July 21, 2017

Wonderful person

Posted By on Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 12:00 PM

To the very kind paramedic who paid my fare when my transfer had expired: A big THANK YOU.  I have paid it forward. —Extremely Grateful





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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Joyous

Posted By on Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM

From my beautiful coworkers and friends to my hilarious and supportive family and partner to the anonymous individuals who share their presence with me in passing on the road or the bus or in cafe lineups—I am so filled with gratitude for the people I am surrounded by and I love you all! Be kind to one another and smooch each other on the cheek more often. —One Smiley Gal





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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Blissfully happy

Posted By on Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 12:00 PM

You make me so happy! My face hurts from smiling so much! You make falling in love easy. —Lover of the Light





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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Welcome home

Posted By on Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 12:00 PM

You've been gone for decades.  Now you return, after partying your way through TO for the last few weeks.  Bring us you—tired, bleary and with your cross-eyed kitty—and we'll give you our beaches, a vibrant North End, new musicals and theatrical horizons and a family thrilled to see you home. Donairs after you unpack! —Two little kids and the fabulous O-girls





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Monday, July 17, 2017

To the beauties and truths of Halifax

Posted By on Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Thank you to the all the beautiful humans who have supported, gifted, and graced me with their presence. I am ever grateful.

All these haters, see you later.

You don't love me like I love you. —The One All Over The Map





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Saturday, July 15, 2017

To the people

Posted By on Sat, Jul 15, 2017 at 12:21 PM

Love your kindness. Love your haters, love your lovers, love love love is all you need. If you find it within yourself, you are not gaining love peace truth beauty happiness love. —Lover Lover Girl





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Friday, July 14, 2017

A love letter from a tiny sapling

Posted By on Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Hey bub (yes, you!). I'm hoping that maybe you will read this on a lazy Saturday or Sunday morning while I'm away at work. Maybe you're snuggling with our kitties, or maybe you're getting high and enjoying the comforts of our new mattress and bed (which you built for us!). Whatever it is you're up to, remember that I love you, that we're soulmates, that you're my very best friend, and we will always have each other. I hope you have the best day, and where ever I am, I am counting the minutes until I get to see you again. I love you. —A





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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The sweetest pair

Posted By on Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 12:05 PM

Once in a while I see a man on his bike around Cunard or Bell Road, with a red trailer following behind. There’s no kid in the trailer—but an adorable beagle. He’s usually going by too quickly for me to get my phone out and take a video, but believe me when I say it is one of the cutest things I’ve ever seen. I saw him at the Common on Tuesday and thought about saying hi, but I was too shy. If you are reading this, please know you and your dog make my day whenever I see you two riding along. —Beagle Admirer
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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

To our community

Posted By on Tue, Jul 11, 2017 at 12:09 PM

Thank to everyone who showed my daughter support at her yard sale/lemonade stand in support of our dog’s leg brace. We really appreciate all the well wishes, and donations. Much love. I love Scotians. —A Happy Mama





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Thursday, July 6, 2017

You made my Canada Day

Posted By on Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 12:00 PM

To the four ladies that ask if they could join me on the bench to enjoy their meal from ribfest, you made my Canada Day! I was going to go home but joining you for beers at the Stubborn Goat maybe my night. My only regret was not getting your number. Hopefully we will meet at again. — The Guy Without The Boat





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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Sorry, little lady

Posted By on Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 12:00 PM

To the little blonde at the Common who told me to have a happy Canada Day, who I gave a grave look to, who responded with a look of shock, maybe dread even...

I'm sick, just wanted some fireworks footage, was miserable among everyone there and right before you said that, I thought "I can't get along with anyone,” which was then proven.

You didn't do anything wrong. I’m an asshole. —Piece of gutter shit





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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Nova Scotia Craft Beers

Posted By on Tue, Jul 4, 2017 at 12:20 PM

To the lovely IPAs and other creative creations, you sure know how to make a gal enjoy the warm summer weather after work. —Hop Hop Hurray!





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Vol 27, No 17
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