Recently, a friend of mine completed an arduous two-year Masters degree, made even more difficult by the fact that for a huge chunk of it, her partner needed to work out of province. My friend,
When I was a child, I happened upon a magical world just by lying in a patch of sun on our basement floor. When positioned exactly right in the sunlight stream, I could suddenly see
This week, a good friend of mine is writing a eulogy for her beloved grandmother. She will deliver it to a packed church in a small town in Alberta this weekend. My friend is a
Last weekend, I drove my girlfriend to the airport. She was flying off to Northern Labrador, a place where she does important work of her heart. She’s the kind of person who arranged to send
So, I’m doing a Thirty Day Poetry Challenge. (A hush falls over the room.) I’ve told a few friends. Commentary has been mixed. One of them assumed I meant reading one lovely poem a day.