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 […]

Knowing when to shut up

Maybe that’s what I’m learning in this social media sabbatical I’m taking. (disclaimer: I peeked back on Twitter again today. But only for 15 minutes. And, I’m trying not to be so blah-blah-blahing on there) Stop what you’re doing and go listen to my friend Kari’s most recent episode of her podcast I Guess We’re Grownups […]