grrrl meets world

living the liminal

sometimes I wish I was a poet

what she said

Comes the Dawn by Veronica Shorffstall After a while you learn the subtle difference Between holding a hand and chaining a soul, And you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning And company doesn’t mean security, And you begin to understand… Continue Reading →

of boundaries and running away

One of my latest reading kicks has been to learn more about boundaries-setting, in order to start to counteract some of my codependent tendencies. For long time I’ve been someone who has put her own needs aside in order to… Continue Reading →

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! 

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