Alison Garwood Jones

David Carr (1956-2015)

Originally published in February 2015 in Blog

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And still I rise

Originally published in May 2014 in Blog

Thank you, Dr. Angelou. For everything.

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Spilled milk

Originally published in January 2013 in Blog

UPDATED: January 30, 2013 Yesterday, The Globe & Mail, “Canada’s national newspaper,” fired took its literary editors, the crusty and intelligent team of Martin Levin and Jack Kirchhoff, off Books. I pounded my fist on the desk when I read this. Then I let out a cry in my condo that was heard only by the dogs […]

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They leave me and I love them more

Originally published in December 2012 in Blog

Good-bye 2012  

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heartsick

Originally published in August 2012 in Blog

I’m heartsick for my friends, Danny and Alanna Cavanagh, who lost their brother, Shawn, this week.

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Nora Ephron (1941-2012)

Originally published in June 2012 in Blog

I felt this one in the centre of my chest.

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Swan song

Originally published in February 2012 in Blog

Vocal brilliance and a regal bearing crowbarred their way back into a tragic life right to the end. I had no idea Whitney Houston recorded this in 2009. I gave up on her years ago.    

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The year of living dyingly

Originally published in December 2011 in Blog, Uncategorized

Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011) ©AGJ on Sketches

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Originally published in March 2011 in Blog

The details

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Originally published in March 2011 in Blog

Thank you, Kathy Thank you, Dan Thank you, Subhash Thank you, Craig

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