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I need a vacation…from my life!

By: Talyn Terzian-Gilmour   Hot sand between my toes, the sound of seagulls and waves, warm breeze through my salty rootless curls, strawberry banana cocktail in hand… “MOOOOOOOOOOOMMMM!!!!” **Regroup** Aaaaahhhh…yes!  That’s ...

Vanity…My Old NEMESIS

By: Talyn Terzian-Gilmour What have you done in the name of vanity?  How much has it cost you?  Has it been sustainable…or like everything touched by time, fleeting?  The price of vanity is steep, its currency is an emotional ...

Too Much, Too Fast

By: Talyn Terzian-Gilmour One Tuesday afternoon in the not too distant past, while I was admiring my newly acquired March Break tan and berating my newly acquired March Break belly, unbeknownst to me, the world had leapt forward by about 4 years...
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Peeling The Onion

By: Talyn Terzian-Gilmour   I wish I had a “mental camera”, like Jim and Pam on ‘The Office’ (one of my all time favourite shows and an absolute masterpiece in ensemble writing) so I could take a snapshot of those moments which I know ...

Resolution time (and) again…

By: Talyn Terzian-Gilmour I’ve always been fascinated with time. When I was growing up, time was not measured in minutes or hours but by all the places outside of the present. I would dream of a future world with teleportation so that I ...

Sayonara 2018!

By:  Talyn Terzian-Gilmour   I might be in the most perfect place on this cold, rainy, December night. I’m lying cozily in bed, next to the 12-year-old as he re-reads one of his favourite books. Even though it’s been a VERY long ...

BIG THINGS and little things…LITTLE THINGS and big thing…

By:  Talyn Terzian-Gilmour There are days (many, as of late) when I feel totally overwhelmed.  When did life get to be so hectic…all the time?  I find myself asking, when was the last time I felt totally and completely ...
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Stilettos for Steel Toe Boots

By:  Talyn Terzian-Gilmour I’m trading in my stilettos for steel toe boots. What can I say?  Stilettos have been a staple in my closet for as long as I’ve been on a career path. Whether I’ve collected them because while ...

Summer Forever…

By:  Talyn Terzian-Gilmour What the heck happened??  Summer just vanished in the blink of an eye and we are now on the cusp of yet another school year and would somebody PLEASE MAKE TIME STOP?!! It seemed like just last week when ...

Swimming with the Sharks

By: Talyn Terzian-Gilmour Every now and then, life seems to take on a sort of significance; the universe delivers.  It’s not always a good thing or a positive thing, rather, we take a step that is neither backward, nor sideways, but ...