I started subscribing to a 'word of the day' email. It's been interesting to see the words each day. Particularly when the word matches perfectly with what's happening in my life. Don't you love when things like that happen? MARATHON came in this week. That's about right; especially the second meaning: "something (such as an … Continue reading Marathon of Muchness
Holy fish, Batman - this city is just exploding with incredible events! Here's a mish-mash of events, submissions, cool places and things to do! There are always loads of great events happening at Biblioasis. Next up: Book launch for Emilia Danielewska - Paper Caskets. Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7pm-9pm @ Biblioasis. Stay connected HERE. … Continue reading Events Galore! This week and next! #localrules
Hello friends! Happy Friday! This week flewwww by. Wowee. I know we're all looking forward to the weekend, right? I'll keep short and sweet! I'd like to share the Fall class options at Gertrude's Writing Room. So far, y'all are staying connected and sharing your enthusiasm for this new dream-come-true of mine at Gertrude's! Classes and … Continue reading Gertrude’s Writing Room – Fall Classes Open for Registration!
Hello friends! I hope this post finds you well. Have you had to dig out your socks and sweaters and scarves yet? I'll admit I have socks on right now! Sheesh. And, I wore boots today! Ack! Fall is definitely here. Acceptance is pending. If you need a hug to warm the chill...Come on by! I've … Continue reading Gertrude’s Writing Room – Fall Workshops Announced & An Update
Hi friends! Happy September! Happy Back-to-School! Happy hot as ball* weather! Fall's a comin'...and I'm ready for it. I've already started watching some of my favourite fall films: The Goonies, Julie & Julia...Nostalgia for pretty much everything school related from my childhood runs thick. You too? I bought two packs of Crayola markers. I had … Continue reading Fall Into Events!
Twice this week I cried because I wanted to give up. Give up Gertrude's. Give up writing poetry. Give up on believing 'I got this' - where this is everything from domestic house chores to parenting to friendship. We had a very scary emergency with our dogs on Friday. We're still taking them to the … Continue reading Why This Week It Was Twice