gerry’s variety store

gerry’s variety store

I want to tell you a story. Back in the late summer of 1986 I got my first job. I wasn’t looking for one. I could barely speak English, I certainly didn’t have a social insurance number which would allow me to work, and I was just a kid. I did have a candy habit...
about a boy

about a boy

She told him to stand by a desk and smile. He complied and she took his picture. It was the first picture of him in Canada. He was twelve years old, shy, unsure, and timid. He would remain so for many many years, and in some way he would never change. He came from...

a home but no country

  I am blessed to belong to a wonderful tribe.  There are five of us and these magnificent soul are the reason for absolutely everything.  They are the centre of my life, the epicentre of all that is good and meaningful.  There is something so...