Holy Nostalgia Batman

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Holy Nostalgia Batman

So a few weeks ago, I get invited to join a facebook group called Willowdale in the ’70s. A group dedicated to what was then a suburb of Toronto, part of what now is North York, which is now actually Toronto proper. Okay, I’ll check it out. I grew up there. Why not?

Instead of my newsfeed being about the dreaded election, or some political discussion about Trump and his misdeeds and/or triumphs, a flood of heart-warming nostalgia overcame my feed. I was starting to see the names of old friends and acquaintances. There were people I had not heard from since Jr. High, Public School. etc.  It was nice to make those connections.

Those who know me, know I always have my hand in something creative. Whether it is writing, or art, or something else, my brain doesn’t really stop. So I began writing.   Writing about my memories of the Science Centre, the Exhibition, the Peanut Plaza (a Willowdale staple) I don’t know how much content I created.  Luckily, I had taken a typing course at Don Valley Jr. High, and I am very quick at doing this.

I even started writing some prose inspired by my childhood experiences in Willowdale.  The Willowdale Widget Warp.  I’m three chapters in, and who knows? I might even finish this one.

People have asked me don’t you work? It’s strange. I am the most productive at work when my creative juices are flowing. Man, has this given a jump start to my creative juices. So yes, for those who seem concerned. I do work, and yes, I am getting my work done.

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