Six weeks later, with our eight boxes and four wheelie suitcases packed, Mom calls me and says that the cancer has spread to Dad’s spine.
“Short contracts without benefits, double (or triple) the duties on a low five-digit salary, unpaid overtime all the time—these became the norm. Everyone was in shock, but it was just the beginning.”
It’s rush hour in downtown Toronto one cold winter morning in 2014. With my headphones on and my eyes cast steadily downwards, I step onto the streetcar and scan for an ever-elusive handhold. Someone steps down hard on my right foot; no apology is offered. Another guy sideswipes me in the face with his backpack.… Read More »
20 minutes / Easy (for knitters) / $10 This is a really cute and easy necklace to make and great for beginner or advanced knitters! Supplies: ball of worsted weight yarn size 8 (5mm) knitting needles tapestry needle jump rings small chain Steps: Using your yarn cast on 8 stitches Work in stockinette stitch (knit… Read More »
Northbound Leather’s 18th Annual Fetish Fashion Show: Whether you’re purposely voyeuristic or not, you are going to see some thangs.
I’ve sung the praises of rainy days before, but I’ll be honest because I trust and respect you: summer rain has shit on fall downpours. Right now, it’s day 4013 of cloud, cold, and precipitation (with very intermittent breaks), and I am the autumn equivalent of a maniacally happy Princess Elsa building her ice castle… Read More »