"Living next to you is in some ways like sleeping with an elephant. No matter how friendly and even-tempered is the beast, if I can call it that, one is affected by every twitch and grunt." -- Former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau
When I was eight, my family and I went on a road trip to Utica, N.Y. Utica is five hours east of my hometown Toronto, but when we arrived, I was asked if we had any snow at the time. It was July. We didn't.
When I was 14, I made my way to a youth ...
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