Random good things in my life

alone time Reading Roald Dahl books to Emma (so far we’ve read Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Magic Finger, Fantastic Mr Fox, and now The BFG) Speaking of which, Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr Fox film – which Emma and I can’t stop watching being a graduate student again, working towards that MEd Spotify […]

two roads diverged

Today’s the day of separating bank accounts, which makes this new life a little more real. Thankfully I can still have a sense of humour during all this, as evidenced by how funny I found this picture: It’s from the Canadian Department of Justice site on Divorce and Separations.  I think the two train tracks […]

Year 37

A Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore– And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over– like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or does […]

I could have written this article.

Why women leave men they love – What every man needs to know

“A poem for someone I miss”

Her head and her heart were constantly at war. Her connections to others were the casualties. Her own words were bullets. Her happiness was. -Anonymous [link]

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I don’t have a title for this post, but I do have a disclaimer: feel free to move along, and not read what follows. For 12+ years this little blog of mine has been a place for me to think to myself, with the occasional person looking in. It’s been a place where I’ve been spectacularly […]

Emmalee Anne, VIII

I have an 8 year old. 8! It’s hard to believe it’s been 8 whole years since my infamous labour day experience (which I am so glad I took the time to write about, as sleep-deprived and rambley as I was at that time). This weekend was all about celebrating this amazing little grrrl.  From a […]