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.
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
The boys are back in town! Four 23 year old six+ footers squeeze into the Halifax cave. For a week. Hello fun. … More Girl living in boyland, redux.
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
Never a dull moment here. Is it me or is it this place? I have yet to figure it out… … More Great balls of fire!
Living in a cave is warm, cozy and pretty much okay living right now. … More Life in a cave. Everyday miracles.
I’m working on figuring out where home is, and it’s complicated. … More Back from away…
Just over two years ago, a mid-day email with the peculiar subject line 23 bananas popped into my Inbox. I double-clicked. “… so far. My first edict as your friend is to tell you to stop buying bananas. You are henceforth only allowed to purchase one banana at a time.” LOL. The note was from my BFF, Leslie, who … More 23 bananas
Finally… my first fix up in years, decades maybe. Onward in my new life as Haligonian and runaway with no fixed address. … More Back away slowly. Speak Softly. Use small words.
They tell me “Winter is coming.” It’s only August, but I say, Bring it on! … More Winter is coming