This morning, I read an article saying that loneliness is such an epidemic, scientists are working on a pill to cure its effects on the brain. I say, go to China instead. … More China and the unexpected.
Click here if you’d like to hear my semi-cheesy (sometimes bumbling) reading… Dear friends, Not writing. Not posting. Not good. May I say, at least, that since my August 16th post, I’ve been to Scotland, lived in Zhuhai, China, survived a super-typhoon, taught almost 100 students at Beijing Normal University, and navigated life in a … More A Letter: China, and back again.
Granita: Pure fruit, water and organic cane sugar. Three simple ingredients combined make a gateway to being in the now. … More Part I: Granita 2.0
Christmas. It’s easy as a kid and then it gets hard as an adult and then, wonder of wonders, on the flip side of 55, it starts to get easy all over again. … More A Superbad Christmas
Three years ago, I fell in love with the Atlantic. I jiggered my my life around to live by the sea and since being here, Nova Scotia has pulled me in deeper. Lately, though, I hear Ontario calling. … More A love story, wild cranberries and streetlights.
It just wouldn’t be fair if I didn’t share the bad with the good. Get ready to feel really good about wherever your life is at the moment by having an close up and personal peek into my cluster *uck summer. … More My summer of discontent.
Me and Waterloo. We were together almost forty-five years. I’ve been hanging on since I left going on two years now. Time to face the music and figure out if I am ready to crawl under the covers with Halifax. … More I’m ready to talk about…
Though life in Waterloo moves on without me, it always seems to make room to let me back in, and then some. … More Home again
I keep running into Dorothy’s red shoes. Did I fall asleep in Waterloo and wake up in Oz? … More Musings on magic
A phone call is still the quickest way back when you’re far from home. Magic lives at the other end of the ring. … More Figuring out home