Cries Like Dead Letters Sent
Perhaps you have had this experience: quite by chance in an attic or neglected corner of a walk-in closet you come across, likely in a shoebox, a bundle of old letters, possibly secured with ribbon or rubber bands, bearing your handwriting and the distinctive red stripes of airmail envelopes.
– Robert Fisher
Mother’s Day Blues
“Parenting, I’m told, is agony and ecstasy. Problem is, we’re steeped in the agony, relieved only rarely by fleeting moments of hope or happiness.”
– Thea Thomas
All Is (Not) Lost: A Cautionary Tale
Ever wondered what would happen if you dropped your car keys down the elevator shaft as you’re stepping over that gap? When you’re half a day’s drive away from your home base? When you’ve already spent half a day having a flat tire replaced on your car? (yes, that same car). When you’re on the 5th level of the parking lot at the Eaton Centre? Well, I don’t have to wonder because now I know.
– Miria Ioannou