Category Archives: children

All The World Is a Stage 

One of my earliest memories is of preschool. I remember my favourite area was the far corner, where the dress-up trunk was. I would play over there by myself for what seemed like hours. I remember getting mad at the … Continue reading

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Traumatized

They say “be the bigger person, don’t let it get to you,” I must’ve heard that in response to my dilemma at least 5 times today, probably 5000 times in my life, until I asked for an unbiased opinion. The … Continue reading

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FOREVER R.E.D

A dark cloud of sadness resides over the fashion community of Calgary today, as we say goodbye to one of our own. The incomparably talented Ruby Ellen Johnson, age 51, designer and owner of Ruby Ellen Designs passed away this … Continue reading

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Random Facts

As this week was a sad one, I thought I’d lighten the mood with some “random facts” about me. Some are funny, some are shocking, either way, here I go: 1. My hair turned from jet black to white blonde … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Christmas Past

I remember more than ever, today, when Christmas was a different way. 2001 was the last clarke Christmas I remember us all together. And it will never be the same. This year our family took a huge hit… We lost … Continue reading

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Doll Complex

It’s almost Christmas, and the incessant toy commercials are a frightening reminder of another funny and traumatizing story… I DONT PLAY WITH DOLLS! Teddies, action figures sure, but not dolls… And I had no idea why… Until a few years … Continue reading

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Are You Mental?

Do you have any idea what it’s like to have a mental illness? Or even worse (which is most of us) a few mental illnesses running a muck on your scattered little brain? PTSD, depression, and a dose of masochistic … Continue reading

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Ode to my 1st Cousins

Your cousins are the first friends you meet, and some of the most trusted friends you will ever have. Theyve seen you at your best, your worst, when you peed yourself, and when you first got beat up.. this is … Continue reading

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To My Uncle, From Your Niece.

This is for a man, who started a boy. A young, wirey, whip of a lad born in England. I can see the picture now. He was 2… I think? My mum is almost 1 or maybe a newborn. Her … Continue reading

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What IS wrong with the world today?

Everyday I constantly hear people ask the same question, what’s wrong with the world today? well, honestly… most of you asking the question to be honest! Somehow you’ve managed  (and im generalizing here I understand there are exceptions to this … Continue reading

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