Out of One Mouth…

James 3:10New International Version (NIV) Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers and sisters, this should not be. There are many sayings about the power of the human tongue.  Not just for eating and rolling and whatever nasty tricks one can play with the long chunk of flesh inside the mouth. … Continue reading Out of One Mouth…

My Self Promo Vid

Okay, so few months ago I bit my tongue and made myself a self promo video as a way to get myself and my art out there.  I cringe at the sight of my big face and the awful sound of my voice, but one of these days I gotta just come out, right?  And … Continue reading My Self Promo Vid

I Am The Dead

(This is me on any typical day when I feel down, sleepy, groggy, moody...you get the picture.) Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all people, because all sinned— Romans 5:12 Metaphorically speaking, we are 'dead' like zombies.  Fleshy shells wandering … Continue reading I Am The Dead

The Rise of the Poser: Is There Room Left for Authenticity in the Digital Age?


You’re it
No, you’re it
Hey, you’re really it
You’re it
No I mean it, you’re it
– Teenage Riot, Sonic Youth

I get my hair cut alot more often, now that I am older. There are three precise reasons for this new development.

1. Proximity. I live on a fairly busy street on the West end of downtown Toronto. There are  at least six hair stylists in my neighborhood. The one I prefer is directly across the street. She is a lovely Vietnamese lady. What she lacks in English vocabulary, she more than makes up for with a delightful cackle and a declaration of what she doesn’t care about.  Which is extensive, by the way.

2. Price. She is quite reasonable. A haircut for men is 12 bucks. I like her, so I usually tip her 3 bucks, so it comes to 15, all in. That’s pretty…

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