Losing and Winning and Sunnyside Eggs

I’ve just come back from a celebratory brunch at the lovely Sunnyside Cafe in my new neighbourhood of Esquimalt, British Columbia. They have the best egg dishes. Their hollandaise is gloriously decadent. I usually go for something with smoked salmon, but today I...

Getting Back on, Falling off Again, Getting Back on, and so on

  I’m no stranger to broken bones, concussions, and sprains from the whims of grumpy horses, so after the last rejection threw me flat to the ground I climbed back on my literary horse. In a Facebook post I shared that I was sitting in my car eating dark chocolate...

Touched – an excerpt from the memoir

In 2012, I took a year-long course, A Novel Approach to Memoir, with Sue Reynolds. My ambition was to write about the winters I spent in India taking trainings in various healing modalities. The original title was “Four Winters in India,” but when the year...

Youthful folly – on loving and living

We thought we could outrun, outsmart, and outdo what came before. We drove in our spikes and built our foundations, believing that we could get away with it. That our homes would stand. We were so certain we could pull it off, that we could just love, too. That we...
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