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Photograph by Yukiko Onley, 2007 Thanks to a contagious passion for the art and practice of printing, Robert Reid has, over some 85 years, lived a life filled with peaks and few, if any, valleys; this, largely due to the kind acts and generosities of others who’ve shared in his considerable enthusiasms, and been charmed [...]

First appeared in CNQ magazine. I don’t buy cheap shoes. I buy expensive shoes. Cheap shoes aren’t good for your feet. They screw up your posture, wear out quickly, and hurt your toes. I buy expensive shoes, not due to any kind of extravagance, but rather because, on the contrary, they’re a better deal. They [...]