Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Did you write a love in April 2011?

Posted By on Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 12:35 PM

It was titled "a rose of words for my lady in rose" regarding a lady riding the ferry who read spy novels. I think I might me your reader. I've been looking for you for quite some time.
—Maybe I like dorky
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Just a goodbye

Posted By on Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 12:34 PM

I’ll write this here, since things are over now.

You weren’t perfect, you weren’t for me, you were many things that I despise—and often, you treated me horribly. Yet, I still loved you as a person. As someone I felt I had known in a past life. I would have put up with the one text every six months if it meant still getting to know you. But, you never tried to understand me or go deeper. Even though I was at first devastated, I’m glad we have ended and I can finally move on without questioning our standing.

If we ever pass on the street, I probably won’t look your way. But please know that I will always think the world of you and see the best in you, even when you hate yourself. You’re not as bad as you make yourself out to be.
—You're so cool

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Kind, bearded bus rider

Posted By on Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 1:56 PM

You were on the bus heading to Dartmouth and picked up a glove another lady dropped. I thought you were cute but I’m shy and didn’t chat. Also, is hitting on people on buses a thing? I don’t know, but I hope to see you commuting again!
—Lady in knitwear
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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

No (carrot) tops

Posted By on Tue, Dec 4, 2018 at 4:22 PM

Every time your fine self waits on me at Fine Foods I can't help but wonder if you look at every customer the way you look at me. Either way I hope you know I'm down for a no shirts allowed make out sesh. —Your future pickle girlfriend
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You're a little bit magic

Posted By on Tue, Dec 4, 2018 at 4:21 PM

You changed my life when we met a dozen years ago, in a very different part of the planet. You changed it again when we had a document signing ceremony in the arctic and again when we repeated this maneuver over pancakes with our people. We have an amazing daughter with the greatest giggle. Parenting her together provides me one more reason to love you. You're a little bit magic. You grow food and community. You have a political and social analysis. You're gorgeous. You produce amazing meals with whatever you uncover in the pantry. You write to me in French. You even dance. You chose me. Thank you, I wouldn't want it any other way. —Home is where we are
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I did the math

Posted By on Tue, Dec 4, 2018 at 4:20 PM

I understand there are things that could be fixed with Halifax Transit, but I also think we should take a step back and look at what we have. For a $78, full-price monthly pass, you can go wherever the buses go, which means: to work and back (if you are employed), to the waterfront, Point Pleasant Park, the Public Gardens, the Salt Marsh trail, the Bluff Wilderness trail, Herring Cove, all kinds of beautiful areas. You can even ride on a boat to go between Dartmouth and Halifax. A freaking boat! The views are amazing on both sides and it has got to be the coolest mode of transportation to an urban core. For an extra buck you can go to the airport (a taxi is over $50 more expensive, one way) or Porter's Lake! Man, the streets in this town are not the widest and there are more and more apartment buildings going up, which means more cars every year on the peninsula. The transit system is a fraction of the cost of owning a vehicle. Seriously, take five minutes: add car payments, insurance, maintenance, winter tires, gas of course, parking and see for yourself. Sure, you might wait for a late bus, but you are also saving up for a down payment on a house at twice the speed, if you ditch your car! And instead of white-knuckling your morning drive you can relax and read or listen to your music. Even crush some serious candy. I love Halifax Transit! —There, I said it
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Wonder Woman

Posted By on Tue, Dec 4, 2018 at 4:19 PM

To the bus driver who was dressed as Wonder Woman on Halloween, you're the hero Gotham needs. You're a goddess. You're also the best driver in the city, bus or no bus. Keep on being awesome! —A-bus ride smoother than an invisible jet
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Monday, December 3, 2018

Dear London girl

Posted By on Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 12:24 PM

It's been one year since I left you, and I've thought about that a lot since. I realize now how poorly I handled our relationship. I'm sorry. I'm in a much better place now and I see things more clearly. I was wrong when I said that it's best we don't see each other. I think about you every day. Let's talk.
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I miss you, The Coast

Posted By on Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 12:21 PM

I'm writing to profess my undying love to you, The Coast. I live in another province now. There's just no paper here that compares. Our local papers are not free and our primary local news sources are controlled by an oil baron. Maybe someday I'll arrive at my own list of Best Ofs here but for now it's trial and error. I grew up reading The Coast. You were there for all of my 20s. The best parts of my life in the city—and the craziest times—were plotted out with the information you shared. Whenever I would play tour guide or provide advice for new friends who just moved in to the city it would be: "Check out The Coast!" It welcomed me to the city and helped me to find my way. I miss seeing the cool cover artwork in the free boxes around town. Superb journalism, fun columns and a lot of good times. I'm sorry that I always used you and threw you away—I confess that at the end of the week you went from my coffee table to proper recycling (NS has the best and I took it for granted) or sometimes I even used you to start fun backyard bonfires. Now I'm all alone.. sniff sniff. Thanks for always being there!
—Haligonian at heart
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Thank you

Posted By on Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 12:18 PM

I was just going to pay for something and when I reached for my wallet, it wasn't there! I rushed back to the Halifax Central Library and, lo and behold, someone had found it and turned it in to the front desk. THANK YOU SO MUCH! It's been a rough year and only lately has it begun to turn around, and a lost wallet—and cash—might have put me close to the edge. You are a good person and I hope a lot of positive things happen to you! Hugs!
—Feeling better about stuff
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You know how I feel

Posted By on Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 12:16 PM

I've felt this way for months. I held it back, thinking you could never feel the same. But then we got closer and closer. Now, I'm hooked. You're the most vain person I've ever met and yet, I don't care. I love all of your unusual traits. I just wish you could love mine. So, I have to move on. I'll miss you.
—Better to have love and lost than not at all
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Gratitude for returning my car key and wallet

Posted By on Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 12:14 PM

Thank you to the unknown person(s) who found my car keys and wallet with my ID in it in the vicinity of Barrington Street on Sunday, and took the time to return them to my home. I cried with relief and gratitude when my daughter arrived and gave me my keys and wallet, not just the spare key. I was praying for a miracle but at the very best I had hoped to find them at the police station. Very grateful that you went out of your way to return my keys.
—Miracles do happen
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