Category Archives: love

My Love Affair with the Timey Wimey

I was four years old when I met my first Doctor on the CBC here in Canada; my mother who was big in to Science Fiction and anything of the bizarre had it on one or twice; that would have … Continue reading

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Animals are NOT Commodities

The photo above is of my beloved mini dachshunds, Lucy and Riley. I view them as one of the biggest blessings in my life next to my wife, family and friends. I would do anything for them. I’ve spent sleepless … Continue reading

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Out: My Coming Out Story…

Today, I am taking a break from Zombies, The Pride Celebration begins here in Halifax, Nova Scotia next month and I wanted to share my personal story of coming out.  Here goes. When I came out, I was 34 years … Continue reading

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For the Love of a Weiner…

I love my dogs and talk about them often so it only made sense that I sit down to take the time to pen a little ode to my youngest dog, Riley.  The World’s Most Handsome Dachshund… This is a … Continue reading

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For the Love of Books ~ part 2

Hugh   Hugh met Virginia right after coming home from the end of the Second World War; it was a wonderfully vibrant time.  The boys were home, the Nazis would be defeated, and it was only a matter of time … Continue reading

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Bumps in the Road

One of my dearest friends of 26 years is getting married next month and I am to be the Matron of Honor.  I was ecstatic when she asked me to stand with her on her big day.  We’ve been through … Continue reading

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What is Beauty?

Beauty can mean different things to different people depending on who you ask.  As a creative type, I see beauty everywhere I go.  I see beauty in nature, in art, in music in people and animals daily.  Sometimes I note … Continue reading

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My Elastic Heart

I have an elastic heart A heart that’s not so smart It gets easily filled up Up and over the brim of her cup That repeatedly ends up being pulled apart Deflated is the Ego It pulls you in and … Continue reading

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Chansons by Jill Barber: A Music Review by Sparky

I purchased the new album, Chansons by the extraordinarily lovely, Jill Barber on I Tunes recently ($9.99) and I absolutely love it!  I recently had the pleasure of a front row seat to her show in Halifax and she was … Continue reading

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5 Simple Tips to a Great Relationship

I’m a gay woman, however, the majority of my romantic life I spent as a “straight” woman, which is a story for another post.   Having various relationships and observing the ones around me has made me somewhat of an expert … Continue reading

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