• Writing What Is

    This morning, I woke from a lovely dream. I was at the beach on a sunny day. There were kids and friends and sun-warmed bodies, lying close together. There was laughter and warmth and playfulness.

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  • You Did It! Now What?

    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,

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  • Make Room for Magic

    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

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  • Daring to Crack Open

    Have you ever known someone who has “come alive” after an accident or a recovery from an illness? Have you witnessed, or experienced, the intense gratitude and renewed appreciation for life that a brush with

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  • Kissing the Moment

    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.

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