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living the liminal

newest jam

[Verse 1] There’s a bird making coffee in the kitchen And there’s a rifle out back smoking cigarettes He don’t ever really feel like talking It don’t matter what she says [Verse 2] And the bird is always dreaming out… Continue Reading →

… 6 months later

well, hello there. In the last 6 months, I have: Ran my first half-marathon (13.1 mi/21.5 km) Graduated with my MEd Published a paper with my colleagues Taught 5 courses (4 undergrad + 1 grad) Moved to a new house… Continue Reading →

Why I’m marching on Saturday

This Saturday women across North America (and around the world) are taking part in the Women’s March on Washington, in response to Donald Trump being elected president. I’ll be a part of the march here in Saskatoon, and I can’t… Continue Reading →

Emma is 10!

10 years ago I was a tired but grateful mama. 10 years later, I’m still tired, but even more grateful to have this sweet and sassy spirit in my life. Happy birthday, my Emmalee Anne! 

Emma X

My baby is entering her first decade! We celebrated by having an emoji/henna/hair-braiding/slumber-party extravaganza.

surprisingly strong

I try to have a daily practice of finding moments of gratitude. The other day I found myself feeling grateful for all the times I’ve surprised myself with how strong I can be. And no, this isn’t me having a #humblebrag. I… Continue Reading →

last run of 2016

It was a snowy, solitary, slow (!), but so serene last outdoor run of 2016. I added up my tracked mileage for the year, and I’ve ran 528km (328mi). I’m still in disbelief that these wonky feet of mine took… Continue Reading →

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