Hello Mother, Hello Father

I had two surprise visitors last weekend.
Have I ever mentioned how much I love surprises?

And yes, in case you were wondering, my mom always looks this adorable when she crosses the street.

And yes, in case you were wonder, a hotdog is no match for my hungry dad.

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It’s useless, but so many things you want are.

She asked.
She didn’t ask me, but she did ask.

I took this photo a few years ago when I stopped to sit after a busy day of wandering around Boston for the first time. MMMM Pie.

Miranda July is at the top of my favourite-people-I-will-most-likely-never-meet list. She is an amazing writer/filmmaker/artist who draws you in with her wonderfully intimate and quirky works and makes you feel as though you’ve been best friends for ages. She‘s kind of my idol.

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The Phone – Albany

I went down to Albany the other week for a few days.
Someone had made the long, long bus trip up here a few times and now it was my turn to awkwardly sleep on the Greyhound.

Can you see a pattern?

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“Your birthday is a special time to celebrate the gift of ‘you’ to the world.”

I met Larry my first year of university. It was pretty memorable night. I was working  for the school’s tv show, and Larry and I were sent to interview a band that was a little too old to be touring the university campus circuit under the pretext of “new music night”. The band was enjoying a small amount of success, and it had gone to their heads. Larry managed to kill that pretty quickly. Instead of entering the interview knowing about as much as you could gather from a quick scan of google, Larry decided to just walk in and ask them instead.
“ What’s the name of your band again?”

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