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.
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
If I’ve learned anything in my almost-55 years on earth, it is to not turn my away from grief. So, in this post, I don’t. Mourning is normal, natural and necessary, and eventually, it will give way. … More Endings
Twas a Christmas road trip adventure to drive across the country with a nine pound dog. But I did it because that’s what you do for love and for family. … More What I did for dog
Living in a cave is warm, cozy and pretty much okay living right now. … More Life in a cave. Everyday miracles.