Over the weekend my Facebook and Twitter feeds filled with women’s posts using the hashtag #MeToo or simply posting the two words “Me Too”. Some of my friends went on to write about assaults and rapes they’ve survived, others chose to let the words stand without explanation. A […]
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 […]
Recently I accepted the position of Vice President at Words on Water, the Miramichi’s longest running performance art series featuring poetry, prose, spoken word and music. I’ve been informally involved with the group off and on for over a decade, but now it’s official. So that’s pretty exciting! […]
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. […]
Well it’s all out there now! This week I have been blogging very publicly, not just on this site, but yesterday I also revealed a second site called Simply Fierce. The response has been positive so far. I’m getting lots of support from family, friends and other readers. […]
It is time for my announcement! Though maybe you won’t think it’s as big as I made it out to be the other day, I am still very excited about it! I alluded to all of the recent changes in my life in that post which have allowed […]
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 […]
On Tuesday it was goal setting day at my work but I didn’t go because I was just too wiped out from the travel storm stuck fiasco to get my head on straight enough to attend. Even though I didn’t go I wanted to do the exercise so […]