Month: October 2008

Bloody Well Right

The following is an e-mail from the past, composed on Sunday, October 28, 2007, and sent via Dear FutureKel,A year ago you listened to motivational speaker Les Brown speak about how sometimes when we experience a set-back or trauma we pull off to the side of the […]

Happy Anniversary to Me!

The day was half over before I looked at the calendar and noticed the date … October 22nd … Happy Anniversary to Me! On this day nearly 25 years ago I started dating my first serious boyfriend, my high school sweetheart. I remember the months leading up to […]

These Dreams

In the dream I’m going to Toronto with Stacy. This, in and of itself, isn’t anything unusual. But in the dream we’re driving to Toronto in a 15 passenger van with Stacy’s cousin, Claude, and a group we met in the basement of a church in White Rapids. […]

Criminal Intent

For those readers who have been pining for stories of boys and bars, you’re about to get lucky! I am writing again for a small workshop group. Need to produce new material every week. So I’m taking up some of the old causes. Casting the net to see […]


The excess spending of this spring and summer on events and trips and things, coupled with a nagging financial imbalance left-over from last winter’s inflated hydro billing, finally all caught up to me knocking the wind out of my happy-go-lucky sails. I cannot afford to do anything! I […]

Nanowrimo Time

There are some who say writing a novel takes awesome talent, strong language skills, academic training, and years of dedication. Not true. All it really takes is a deadline – a very, very tight deadline – and a whole lot of coffee. Welcome to National Novel Writing Month: […]

A Note from Past Kel

The following is an e-mail from the past, composed on Tuesday, October 16, 2007, and sent via Dear FutureKel, How you feeling today? What are you eating? How much exercise are you getting? How much do you weigh? What size clothes are you wearing? A year ago […]