Category: relationships



I love a good taboo as much as the next guy, but… Who am I kidding?  I don’t believe taboos should be a thing, unless they’re accompanied by sound logic.   For example, racism is taboo because it pre-judges people based on the colour of their skin and not the content of their characters.  Given that …


All My Grandparents Are Dead

The first, my dad’s dad, died before I was born.  My step-grandfather died in my mid-twenties, a wonderful man with a penchant for smiles, a gift for the harmonica and a gun-toting, tree-burning hatred of raccoons in the yard of his farm. His wife, my paternal grandmother, was next.  Like I suspect I’ll be, she …