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Pick up fiction by David J Rodger

Pick up a couple of books by my friend DJR Read More

Everything Old Is New Again

A new cover for one of my books & upcoming goodies for newsletter subscribersRead More

Compare & Contrast

Things are going well. Even if you don't see much progress.Read More

Just When I Thought I Was Out…

Camp NaNo pulled me back inRead More

Soundtrack of Sadness

It’s strange and wonderful and heartbreaking and magical how certain songs can mark a moment in one’s life.

I hope this doesn’t sound lame…but when my dad died, we drove to his hometown for his funeral. Through winter, through the Canadian Shield, through snow-covered landscapes, cocooned in our shared grief.

Yellow by Coldplay was just hitting. it was new, it hadn’t been overplayed or oversaturated or in commercials or anything yet. it was still pure and aching and still comforting in a way.

Those lyrics…

Your skin,
Oh yeah your skin and bones,
Turn into
Something beautiful

They meant something more, it made my heart ache but it was still something that I remember us all listening to in the car and just being in the moment, with our thoughts and memories.

Today, I was reading various blog...

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