I sang in a choir, entertaining the mayor of Winnipeg and the lieutenant-governor of Manitoba.
Dodged from shadow to shadow at bus stops at 10 o'clock at night, afraid that my ex-spouse would find me and kill me.
Achieved an arts degree, a business administration degree, an MCSE, and Grade 3 Violin (with honours).
Broke the 5th metatarsal of my right foot while square dancing on the concrete patio in front of Dawson College in Montreal.
Won a lot of kata trophies, and one first-place kumite trophy, at martial arts tournaments in the 1980's.
Sat in the hallway of a New York hotel and, in a sleep-deprived buzz, read glowing purple poetry off the carpet.
On this day, I am reminded of the poignant comment made by Raistlin Majere at the end of The Soulforge:
If I am to be judged by those who come after me, let me be judged for the truth.'Nuff said.