Category: family

My Summer Vacation 2017

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 […]

Words on Water July 18th, 2017

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 […]

From the Gut

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. […]

Change is in the Air

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.

Tiny Dancers

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 […]

Dawn Comes Early

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, […]

Blown Away

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.

Bless Me Readers …

… for I have sinned. It has been three long days since I have blogged … I went up home Thursday evening to spend the weekend and be the Maid of Honour in a friend’s wedding. It was a small church ceremony  with a little gathering at their […]