My Riverfest Elora

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015
My Riverfest Elora

There is something incredible about standing in a crowd of strangers, feet planted in a familiar place, with live music so loud you can’t hear your own thoughts trying to invade your happy place. It’s that magic moment when you forget your inhibitions and you just go with the music. That’s my Riverfest Elora experience. […]

Bring back the Nordiques

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015

This is an open letter to Gary Bettman, commissioner of the National Hockey League. I am hoping to woo him. Wish me luck. Dear Sir, please accept this letter as a formal request, a plea if you will, respectfully speaking of course, to accept Quebecor’s application to return the Quebec Nordiques to the people of […]

Chasing Sunsets

Posted by on Aug 9, 2015

In the middle of our recent heat wave, I was restless beyond words. As the day slipped away, the night air offered little relief. The house was swollen, the floors were damp and the fans whirred the most complacent white noise. I almost wished we had air conditioning. Almost. But there is a gift in […]

My tool belt

Posted by on Aug 2, 2015

Recently, I shared with you the story of the List Test, where the Carpenter sends me to the hardware store with a list of items, which quickly becomes mission impossible, and I return home with solid excuses of why I could not complete my mission (read: blame inept salesperson). The issue of the tile floor […]