It seems unreal to me that today is Labour Day and tomorrow is the first day of school for most of my nieces and nephew. My eldest niece moved to her university dorm last week and has been enjoying lots of fun activities during orientation. What happened to […]
Our last Words on Water event for Irish Festival happened a couple of weeks ago and I think it went over really well. I had a really enjoyable evening reconnecting with my creative side and seeing people I hadn’t seen in awhile. It is so good for my […]
If you could live a nomadic life, would you? Where would you go? How would you decide? What would life be like without a “home base”?
I ran into an old friend this week at the grocery store. I hadn’t seen her in ages. I was the Maid of Honour in her wedding last year, and that was likely the last time we laid eyes on one another, though we had occasionally texted after. […]
I’m bringing my site back to what it was originally intended, a place where I can share my creativity, try new forms of writing, challenge myself to create new works of fiction, and really just focus on life as a creative human being … my life as a writer.
Dear Paulina, Congratulations! You did it! I’m so proud of you and all your accomplishments! I know that even though you are one of the smartest people I know, it hasn’t always been easy to navigate the sometimes muddy waters of high school. I know there were times […]
Yesterday was a very exciting day for my family. It was my youngest two nieces’ spring dance recital and I went to watch along with my sisters, mother, brother-in-law, and two oldest nieces. I always find these performances emotional. I beam with pride and the tears flow as I watch […]
I woke just after 5 this morning but I didn’t feel like getting up. I am congested again, hacking cough. I think I need more drugs. I’ve also been dealing with a lot of swelling in my legs and ankles these past couple of days. Yesterday I used […]
I am literally up at the crack of dawn this morning, despite not getting to bed until nearly 1 am. I must truly be feeling better. This morning my mom and four of my aunts, her sisters, are heading west to visit my other aunt, their other sister, […]
On the weekend my eldest nieces sent me their writing samples for the upcoming Blue Pencil Cafe at the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick’s WordSpring festival. One did poetry and the other a short story. I was blown away by both of them.