I was born sometime after winter ended and before spring began, in 1971, at a little hospital in the village of Sainte Anne de Kent, New Brunswick, Canada. My natural mother was a 14 year-old full-blooded Mic Mac First Nations citizen, my father a 17 year-old Acadien. I was placed for adoption, with a pseudonym of Etienne, my fourth of seven names, and was soon adopted by a couple of newlyweds, who were in their late 30s, who had no idea what they'd signed up for.

Twenty years ago, I left the isolated northern New Brunswick town of Dalhousie, to spend six years in Halifax, two years in Michigan, eight years in California, a year hopping around eastern Canada, a year in Toronto, and the last two and a half, taking a breather from the epic amount of living I'd crammed into the 18 years I was away, to compensate perhaps for the utter boredom I experienced in my first 18 years.

I've joined iComp more as an enthusiastic appreciator of the site and the works of the amazing people who have made this site as appealing as it is.

Thank you, everyone.


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How Time Flies When You've Had Fun October 19, 2009
I'm trading my DSL in for a gym membership...
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R.E.S.P.E>C.T, Find out what it means, really. July 6, 2009
A commentary on the tendency for the definitions of important terms, some often key to personal happiness. An inflated or unrealistic definition for one of these key terms can make the difference between personal fulfilment adn the unpleasant alternatives.
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Chirp of a Bat Music Videos May 11, 2013 361
Vocode to Joy Classical Mar 16, 2013 421
Not so Lost in the Translation Spoken Word Aug 8, 2012 243
Lost in the Translation Spoken Word Aug 7, 2012 357
Chirping Birds (Wide Diaphragm Condenser sampling at 96000 Hz and 32 bit Float) Other Jul 12, 2012 992
E-Flat scales w/ a curious result Other Jan 8, 2012 292
"The Friendly Giant" Theme Childrens Dec 18, 2011 371
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Sax, Big Band Style) Holiday Dec 17, 2011 642
Joy To The World Holiday Dec 17, 2011 460
O Holy Night (var. 3) Holiday Dec 10, 2011 283
Silent Night Holiday Dec 7, 2011 376
O Holy Night (Cleaner ending) Holiday Dec 7, 2011 493
We Three Kings Holiday Dec 7, 2011 568
O Holy Night Holiday Dec 3, 2011 406
It Came Upon A Midnight Clear Holiday Nov 17, 2011 394
Angels We Have Heard on High (2nd Remaster Holiday Nov 17, 2011 406
Deck The Halls (2nd Remaster) Holiday Nov 17, 2011 322
Oh Little Town of Bethlehem (2nd remaster) Holiday Nov 17, 2011 329
We Wish You a Merry Christmas (2nd remaster) Holiday Nov 17, 2011 311
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (2nd Remaster) Holiday Nov 17, 2011 363
Oh Come All Ye Faithful (2nd remaster) Holiday Nov 17, 2011 412
Funky Deck The Halls, Recording #2 Holiday Nov 17, 2011 884
O Canada! World Sep 15, 2010 776
EineKleine Natchmusik Electronica Sep 14, 2010 568
Joyful Low-pass filtered Classical Sep 14, 2010 496
Joyful, Joyful Classical Sep 13, 2010 646
Nevtune Freestyle MP3 Classical May 11, 2010 596
The Moose Song (Chipmunk Vocals) Explicit Comedy Aug 22, 2009 2978
The Moose Song (No Vocals) Comedy Aug 18, 2009 535
Heart & Soul, Extra Large Other Jun 3, 2009 698
God Save The Queen Classical May 12, 2009 663
A poem, "The Step" Spoken Word May 2, 2009 1000
Snippet of Bach's Fugue Classical Apr 8, 2009 703
A Rambling Christmas Medley Holiday Apr 2, 2009 578
Minuet in G with backing vocals Classical Apr 2, 2009 659
Dr. Suess on PC's. "When a Packet Hits A Pocket" Spoken Word Mar 25, 2009 2446
Abort, Retry, Ignore? Spoken Word Mar 16, 2009 667
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John Keat's poem "Fancy" Spoken Word Dec 25, 2008 690


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