It seems like once upon a time in a land far far away now, but just over four years ago, I was about to graduate from High School. I sang in the school choir in the last three years of high school, having been far too chicken to try out in grade nine. The director … Continue reading

Misery Loves Company, but Would Settle For Wine

You know that saying, misery loves company? After working a 14 hour day on not nearly enough sleep during the past election, getting home and changing into my jammies before watching the fate of the province unfold on TV, I poured myself a glass of wine and hunkered down, snugly wrapped in a dressing gown. … Continue reading

Getting To Be A Grownup (Kind Of)

You can tell you’re getting to be kind of a grownup when the realization that Thanksgiving’s just around the corner becomes not something cheerful and exciting, but something that causes the kind of sinking dread and creeping panic that leads to bursting into tears while driving down the centre lane of the highway. Not coincidentally, … Continue reading


I have had a couple of doozies of best friends. Let’s just say I’ve become well and truly familiar with being out of the loop on the social circle front. This is a product of moving around not all that much, but just enough that I got the rug yanked out from under me about … Continue reading


I wrote this a little while ago, but it does seem rather appropriate to post on election day, even if it is only a provincial election. I know I’m hoping to dodge another federal election for at least a couple of years, and I’d kinda like to get this one out a bit before that. … Continue reading


I was feeling pretty chuffed with myself around February, to be entirely honest. Not nearly as chuffed as I was when I figured out what chuffed meant, but that’s a story for another day. So there I was feeling pleased with myself when I realized that I was wrong. Well, fiddlesticks. I started doing yoga … Continue reading