grrrl meets world

living the liminal

reclaiming my time

One of the more recent books I’ve read was the autobiography of Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West. I’ve followed her work, off and on, for a number of years and I’ve long appreciated her voice and… Continue Reading →

what she said:

i love listening. its one of the only spaces where you can be still and moved at the same time. – Nayyirah Waheed

a new school year

living in the transition

Our inner lives, William James announced, are fluid, restless, mercurial, always in transition. The transitions, he speculated, are the reality, and concluded that our experience ‘lives in the transitions.’ This is a piece of information difficult to absorb, much less… Continue Reading →

what he said:

But of all the thoughts which rushed upon my savage and undeveloped little brain at this crisis, the most curious was that I had found a companion and a confidant in myself. There was a secret in this world and… Continue Reading →

“we are creatures of the underworld – we can’t afford to love”

Last night was our weekly family movie night, and I got to introduce Emma to one of my very favourite films, Moulin Rouge. When this movie first came out (16 years ago?!), I saw it multiple times in the theatres…. Continue Reading →

of ‘odd women’

So, I’m reading again. It’s been a while since I’ve been able to have the luxury of time and mental energy to dedicate to personal reading. And while much of my interests of late have turned to self-help-y type books,… Continue Reading →

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