The Waltz of the Wind

A gust of Wind that stokes a candle and giggles as it falls; It watches with pride as all that it dried burns alongside the aged walls. It dances around the blazing structure with the grace of a whale in the deep, And escapes through the window, with the flames, it creeps, it creeps, it … Continue reading The Waltz of the Wind

It’s Not A Choice

I know you don't believe me,But I promise,It's not a choice.The heart knows what it wants,Its loyal messenger; my voice.I've told you more than one time,And I don't know why you still pretend,When one throws a rock at a mountainthey will surely never make it bend.I gift to you my truest form,what you do is … Continue reading It’s Not A Choice

The True North; Brazilian Immigrant Recounts her Story of a ‘Strong’ and “Free” Immigration Process

Written as an end-of-term project for the Summer Academy at The School of the New York Times, 2021. There will undoubtedly be culture shocks when moving across the world. For many Canadians, perhaps it would be the lack of the distinct, accented ‘O’ in our favourite word; “Sorry,” and most Americans may be startled (or … Continue reading The True North; Brazilian Immigrant Recounts her Story of a ‘Strong’ and “Free” Immigration Process

An Engine-Red Spotlight on WVFR Deputy Fire Chief, Gord Howard

From the May/June edition of the West Vancouver Beacon Newspaper             This past year, the entire globe has suddenly been tasked with the challenge of appreciating the simplest aspects of life. Thanks to the consistent dedication of our community health and safety officials, we have the privilege of knowing that in spite of COVID-19, local … Continue reading An Engine-Red Spotlight on WVFR Deputy Fire Chief, Gord Howard