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love letter, september 1, 1989

I was about to start my final year of high school. An envelope arrived by post. The return address indicated that its contents had been written by a fellow scholar. This soulful young man used to telephone every girl I knew on a regular basis. In those days, young romantics had to deal with busy signals and the anxieties associated […]

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chocolate peanut butter frosting | movita beaucoup

chocolate peanut butter frosting {and an almost love story}

So, some of you wanted to hear about my encounter with Gérard Depardieu. It’s interesting, because I didn’t say it was a good story. Also, when I say met Gérard, I may have mislead you: my body met Gérard’s body, which is almost the same, except it involves more squishing. The curtain rises in Toronto, […]

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carrot and leek soup | movita beaucoup

carrot and leek soup

Let me preface this anecdote by telling you that my mother, Rosie Beaucoup, adores 2.0. Like, worships at the alter of his awesomeness. And she couldn’t be happier he has come into my her life. But for a time she worshipped at another alter. The alter of David Humphreys. Growing up, I had a close-knit […]

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