I have written previously about how I love a good ceremony, but that was before the prospect of attending my firstborn’s Grade 6 farewell celebration…
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So I ordered a sun visor online today. Call it an act of optimism, since Calgary is currently under both a rainfall warning and a wind warning, and I…
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Greetings from someone who forgot it was Wednesday until just now and will therefore be giving you a shorter, much less considered dispatch than the…
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Last week I did a manuscript consultation with a 21-year-old who was working on her third novel, part of a fantasy trilogy. The writing was a little…
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I came late to the colour green, typically favouring its cousin, blue, or its complement, pink, well into my 20s. I don’t think I truly began to…
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It’s been raining this week, so I pulled out my old rubber boots—which just might be the oldest items I own because they were the footwear closest to…
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In a search for casual pants that are not jeans (it’s harder than you think), I recently found a pair of mid-weight black wool-blend joggers on…
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A couple weeks ago, my kids made their own custom t-shirt designs on my iPad (using Procreate), and we got them printed through Redbubble. The results…
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Greetings from deep time. I’m a bit underwater these days, so this week we’ll keep it simple with another relevant passage from Oliver Burkeman’s Four…
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Last week I watched Everything Everywhere All at Once and have thought about it every day since. Not just because it’s a great movie—seriously, it is SO…
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It’s springtime in Calgary, which apparently means scattered snow flurries and a windchill of -20°C/-4°F. Our spring weather makes me want to find a…
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In which I answer a question from a reader (but not my reader)
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