2019-07-19: I just purchased my first ever Windows PC. It’s a bit of a shock after 27 years of using Apple …

2019-07-13: Rereading Generation X after 27 years. Mostly spurred on by the nostalgia of it. But also curious …

2019-07-08: Trip to Parry Sound today to go on an afternoon cruise around the islands of Georgian Bay. And I got …

2019-06-24: It’s been a long, hard year. Already a year. Miss you, Joanna. <3

2019-06-01: Liverpool Football Club. Champions of Europe! #6

2019-05-19: The National, ‘You Had Your Soul With You.’

2019-05-07: Liverpool Football Club. YNWA

2019-04-25: Broken Social Scene at the Danforth Music Hall tonight!

2019-01-07: Frightened Rabbit, “I Wish I Was Sober”

2018-10-05: Pacey Lane, 2002–2018 We put down Pacey yesterday, Joanna’s dog. She was 16+ years old and had a good long life, but …

2018-08-01: Down There by the Train, Tom Waits.

2018-07-10: Music from Big Pink this morning.

2018-07-06: Gorillaz. The Now Now.

2018-07-01: Canada Day.

2018-06-24: I love you, Joanna. I will miss you. You were always a good sister to me, your weird older brother. …

2018-06-06: Sometimes I like listening to the radio because it’s comforting to know that there are other people …

2018-05-26: Gutted about LFC losing the CL final. But it was a great season. YNWA

2018-05-23: Got tickets to the Art of Banksy exhibit.

2018-05-02: Liverpool into the CL Final against Real Madrid!

2018-04-15: The weather is outrageous for mid-April.

2018-04-14: Liverpool in to the semi-finals of the Champions League.

2018-04-06: Snow. This weather is getting me down.

2018-04-04: Liverpool 3 - 0 MCFC

2018-02-14: Porto 0 — 5 Liverpool

2018-02-11: At the Tranzac for the annual special banjo concert.

2018-02-02: NeoCitran.

2018-01-29: Parallax scrolling sites. Meh.

2018-01-26: More and more I get the feeling we are all just fiddling while Rome is burning.

2018-01-22: We have reached peak Liverpool for this season. Beat an unbeatable first-place team one week, and …

2018-01-15: Recovered from the crazy Liverpool win yesterday. Peak Liverpool.

2018-01-01: Happy New Year! 2018!

2017-12-25: Happy Christmas!

2017-12-24: The Junction was a zoo today.

2017-12-22: At lunch with Adrienne.

2017-12-21: The Last Jedi today.

2017-12-19: Sitting on a park bench surrounded by pigeons.

2017-12-14: Lunch with former workmates today. Looking forward to it.

2017-12-13: Just bought tickets to The Last Jedi for next Thursday.

2017-12-13: Alvvays. New to me, but I love them.

2017-12-11: Set up a Netflix fireplace on my laptop while I am working on my computer. Crackling fire to …

2017-12-11: A lazy day spent inside. Snow is on the ground.

2017-12-09: Lazy Saturday.

2017-12-08: Checked out a studio space in the neighbourhood today.

2017-12-07: Poetry reading in Kensington this evening. It’s cold out.

2017-12-06: Liverpool scores 7 today against Spartak Moscow and keeps a clean sheet. Onward to the round of 16.

2017-12-05: Coffee is so good this morning.

2017-12-04: I bought two new ties today. Don’t know why. But at least they were heavily disconnected.

2017-12-03: Foggy!

2017-12-02: Started cleaning the condo today. Still lots to do.

2017-12-01: It’s been a quiet week. Much needed.

2017-11-30: Lentil soup for lunch. So good.

2017-11-29: Liverpool!

2017-11-28: At Pascal’s editing. Had to go out on this beautiful day.

2017-11-28: Beautiful sunny warm November day. I should go outside today.

2017-11-27: A Monday busy with work.

2017-11-26: Quiet Sunday.

2017-11-25: Liverpool with another draw. Sigh.

2017-11-25: I am eating the best celery I have ever eaten right now. It’s sooo good!

2017-11-25: Yesterday’s day cancelling was obviously cancelled. Today still not feeling great.

2017-11-24: At Lee’s Palace to see the Bicycles.

2017-11-24: Monarch Tavern. Little Italy.

2017-11-24: Poetry workshop at Emmanuel College this evening. Now editing in the Annex.

2017-11-24: Woke up feeling sick. Going to have to cancel the day.

2017-11-23: My iMac rumbles along like it’s got grumbling hamsters gumming up the digital works.

2017-11-23: Latte.

2017-11-23: At the bank doing banking with a banker.

2017-11-22: Busy work day. Will go into the evening.

2017-11-21: Liverpool with a total collapse in the second half. (┛◉Д◉)┛彡┻━┻

2017-11-20: All of this social media work that you have to do now just to run a small press is pretty much a …

2017-11-19: Sunny Sunday brunch with the family.

2017-11-18: The bpNichol Chapbook Award was won by Sonnet L’Abbe’s Anima Canadensis. Junction Books also got a …

2017-11-18: The Junction Books table is all set up. Relaxing with a coffee before the start at noon.

2017-11-18: Up early for the Indie Literary Market. Excited for the day!

2017-11-17: Getting ready for the Indie Literary Market. It’s happening tomorrow at Trinity–St. Paul …

2017-11-16: Kitty’s not feeling well today. (=‘x‘=)

2017-11-16: I have to number 500 chapbooks tomorrow. Luckily I’ve recruited some help.

2017-11-15: On my playlist just now: Oh Sherrie by Steve Perry, Sister Christian by Night Ranger, Jump by Van …

2017-11-15: Picked up chapbooks this morning from the Coach House on bpNichol Lane.

2017-11-14: Working on sonnet two.

2017-11-14: It took two days, but I finally figured out how to get rid of those bloody rich tooltips that plague …

2017-11-14: My social media game is lacking. I don’t expect that to change.

2017-11-14: The Rolling Stones – Let It Bleed, 1969

2017-11-14: Some nights, sitting in front of keyboard and monitor, I long for the days when the internet …

2017-11-13: Holy moly. Italy didn’t qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

2017-11-13: Neutral Milk Hotel – Holland, 1945

2017-11-13: Went to Ello for the first time in a year. Decided to keep the account for maybe posting art once I …

2017-11-12: Fall is finally here. The leaves are mostly gone and the wind is chill. Time for wool sweaters and …

2017-11-12: Finished the first sonnet of my new book. Forty-eight more to go.

2017-11-11: A good, long sleep last night. Quiet Saturday working on a poem.

2017-11-11: Snow and ice today. Brrr.

2017-11-09: Some fast editing with the Ramones as soundtrack. Sheena is a Rockaway Beach Punk Rocker who Beats …

2017-11-09: Book launch is over. Cup of church coffee downed. Back to editing, this time at Tim Hortons.

2017-11-09: Brrr. It’s cold out tonight.

2017-11-09: Van Morrison’s Sweet Thing makes you want to sway.

2017-11-09: On to a Van Morrison mix playlist before I head for shawarma.

2017-11-09: I’ve had three 3 Speeds. It seems to help my editing. Praise is effusive. But I hold nothing back …

2017-11-09: At Futures. Editing poetry manuscript. Listening to The Jesus and Mary Chain. Pint of 3 Speed. …

2017-11-08: Not great at making leaps into the unknown. They mostly turn into awkward flails. For some reason, …

2017-11-07: Work is starting to pile up. Don’t think I’ll be heading down to Kensington Market …

2017-11-06: Listening to Tom Waits and editing poetry and drinking coffee

2017-11-06: At a Tim Hortons downtown to do some editing before heading to a book launch.

2017-11-06: Got an email for a message that I thought was from FB, because I had FB open, but it was from …

2017-11-05: Shaved off my beard for the first time in a long time. But now it’s straight back to growing a new …

2017-11-04: I am at friends for dinner. East end!

2017-11-04: This is my cat, Luna. (^・ェ・^)

2017-11-03: Okay, maybe I haven’t broken my micro.blog. But it is updating slowly. I think. Or something. …

2017-11-02: I think I broke my micro.blog. ఠ_ఠ

2017-11-02: Well, I have been spectacularly unsuccessful in figuring out how to post an image using markdown. …

2017-11-02: I really need the coffee this morning. The coffee and the caffeine.

2017-11-01: For some reason I slept less than four hours last night. (☉_☉)

2017-11-01: Well, the bookmark organizing and updating was as painful as you might think. And I’m still …

2017-11-01: Attempting to update years of browser bookmarks. Not fun.

2017-10-31: I managed to scrounge enough money to pay for this fall’s chapbooks. Poetry is definitely not …

2017-10-31: It’s already been one of those days. Thanks Halloween.

2017-10-31: All Hallows’ Eve. I will be home, uncostumed, with no candy because I live in a condo. Scary …

2017-10-30: The least likeable job as a publisher is having to reject manuscripts. You obviously can’t …

2017-10-29: Just came across Julien Baker. Lovely, sad, beautiful songs. NPR Tiny Desk.

2017-10-29: All That You Can’t Leave Behind reminds me of Amsterdam, autumn 2001.

2017-10-29: Luna seems to like bagpipe music. Or at least she acknowledges it in a way she doesn’t any …

2017-10-28: It took me far too long to figure out how to assign an ISBN to this chapbook. I’m not moving …

2017-10-28: I got ProtonMail’s new Bridge up and running. Seems to work pretty well so far.

2017-10-28: Liverpool have been so lacklustre this season that I haven’t been able to listen to the usual …

2017-10-28: I find it funny that the only way I can do this microblogging thing is when I assume no one is …

2017-10-28: Rainy Saturday. But I have coffee so not everything is blah.

2017-10-27: Didn’t even get through the day. On episode five now. ಠ_ಠ

2017-10-27: Stranger Things 2 is now on Netflix. I can’t start watching now or I won’t stop. Must …

2017-10-26: Pinterest is a plague on Google search results.

2017-10-26: Working on a new kind of poem broadside. Will see if it’s a total washout at the Indie Lit …

2017-10-26: Moving money around to pay for chapbook printing! Too bad chapbook publishers aren’t eligible …

2017-10-25: Oh my, the coffee I made is strong and good this morning.

2017-10-24: On my third beer and also got some cheese and grapes and vegetables and dip. But it is at times like …

2017-10-24: In keeping with tradition, I have arrived early to the party. But I got a seat and a beer so not too …

2017-10-24: The whiskey is smooth, that is certain…

2017-10-24: After all these years of trying to be better, I am still not good at accepting that I make mistakes. …

2017-10-23: Sound of coffee percolating. Almost ready.

2017-10-22: Finally working on the first poem of my new book, after several years of reading and research, and …

2017-10-21: I read a poem into a laptop a long time ago… archive.org/details/O…

2017-10-21: The moment I truly had to acknowledge that youth culture had passed me by is when I found out what …

2017-10-20: Invisible Publishing. Mea culpa.

2017-10-20: At Grossman’s Tavern for Invisible Press launch. Moosehead.

2017-10-20: 3 Speed and tandoori at Supermarket before the reading.

2017-10-20: Editing a poetry manuscript at a cafe in the Annex. Sunny afternoon in October.

2017-10-19: I have joined Facebook. I don’t know what the world is coming to. It has to be a bad sign, …

2017-10-19: I’ve been away for some time. Distracted as I usually am from blogging, even micro-blogging. …

2017-05-30: I bought a new typeface today. Requiem by Hoefler & Co. It is so beautiful.

2017-05-23: Just preordered Hug of Thunder, the new Broken Social Scene. Excited for new summer music! And BSS!

2017-05-19: Making plans. To-do lists. Catching up on things. Resting. Getting out to the park. Reading. …

2017-05-13: Blue Jays are playing well. Fun to watch this past while.

2017-05-11: The cat keeps waking me up an hour before my alarm. She’s like a cute, furry sleep deprivation …

2017-05-07: Managed to ‘survive’ a long weekend without a cell phone. It’s amazing that this …

2017-05-05: Attending Ad Astra this weekend. My first time at the conference.

2017-05-04: Work anniversary: two years. May the 4th be with you.

2017-05-03: Gorillaz, Saturnz Barz – [www.youtube.com/watch](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qJp6xlKEug)

2017-05-02: LFC v. Watford. This happened yesterday: https://streamable.com/qq3qf

2017-05-01: Just made another Kiva loan. I realized that it has been over 10 years that I have been making Kiva …

2017-05-01: It’s foggy today in Toronto. Winter tires changed to all-seaon tires. Hospital visit.

2017-04-29: Gorillaz, Let Me Out – [www.youtube.com/watch](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dONxX9rifs)

2017-04-28: First listen of the new Gorillaz this morning. Cool cool cool.

2017-04-27: Jays lost. Again. A dispiriting day of baseball.

2017-04-27: Still watching the Jays after that blown game this afternoon. Sucker for punishment.

2017-04-27: Hello! Welcome to my micro.blog.