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Kellie

Freelance writer, editor, speaker and social media manager in Miramichi, NB Canada.

The Natural World

I grew up in the woods. There’s really no other way to say it. Growing up I couldn’t see any neighbours houses, just trees. As a little girl my days were spent outside in the trees playing house. I pretended the stand of trees between my house and […]

Prompt: Mirror, Mirror

“When I look in the mirror, I . . .” . . . can’t believe the woman I’ve become. Where have the years gone? When did those little crow’s feet form in the corners of my eyes? When did I become so shapeless? Who am I now? When […]

New on Netflix: Good Girls

I binge watched a recent addition to Netflix called Good Girls. It’s an American series starring Christina Hendricks (Mad Men, Hap & Leonard), Retta (Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, Parks & Recreation), and Mae Whitman (Parenthood, Arrested Development) as three suburban mothers who decide to take matters into their […]

Vegan-iversay

On January 30th I celebrated one full year of eating a plant-based diet and about six months of being vegan. I say that because in the beginning it was just about weight loss and health for me, I hadn’t made the connection to the animals. I wasn’t consciously […]

Writing Prompts #3

An opening line … 20 minutes … no self-editing … 3 … 2 … 1 … Write! They say Old Weezie’s been reading palms out of her run-down shack for a hundred years or more. Though she doesn’t look so old. I’ve been visiting her shack ever since […]

My Weekday Evening Routine

Last week I discussed how following a routine makes my life better and I shared my usual weekday morning routine. This week I am focused on my evening routine. Typically Monday through Friday I get home from work between 4:45 and about 5:15 pm. I am not going […]

Art Party Fundraiser

This Saturday, January 20th, there is a very important fundraiser happening at Tyra’s Infinity Centre in Douglastown to support a team of competitive dancers from Miramichi who have been invited to New York City for the Jump Convention. JUMP is the largest dance convention in the world and […]

Writing Prompts #2

An opening line, 20 minutes, no self-editing … let’s do this! My husband disappeared on August 28, 1998. One minute he was there, beside me browsing the stalls in the busy Farmers’ Market, and the next he wasn’t. At first I thought he must have just popped into […]