Love is…New Years and New Purpose (a Reflection)


“Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one” -Brad Paisley 2012 was a year full of contradictions and extremes. It was a year full of struggle, loss, and change. It was a year … Continue reading

All That Exists is This Moment

in bloom

“To stay with that shakiness – to stay with a broken heart, with a rumbling stomach, with the feeling of hopelessness – that is the path of true awakening. Sticking with that uncertainty, getting the knack of relaxing in the … Continue reading

Adventures at Small Pond: A Writing Retreat for the Soul

drawing the sky

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Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of doing a short writing residency at this amazing 87 acre farm just outside Picton, Ontario. Small Pond Arts is a wild, sprawling space that includes an arts retreat centre, an art studio, … Continue reading

Love is…self-expansion & bright colours


community gardens and new blooms spending a day off doing a circuit of the downtown coffee shops, consuming lots of caffeine, writing, reading & networking.  graffiti in the washroom: “for a good time, try knitting” girl on the street with punctuation … Continue reading

Love is…a pen, journal, and lots of caffeine


So, it’s been quite awhile since I’ve been here. I had taken a hiatus that was both intentional and unintentional. An intentional move,in order to give myself some space from the pressure of always having something to say, and unintentional, … Continue reading

Cut n’ Paste Inspiration (Words I Need to Tell Myself)


Day 25: So I got crafty with scissors, glue and scrapbook paper today. It’s my favourite type of crafting by far! I used up some more old photo frames and make some simple pictures to put inside. Please note: the … Continue reading