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
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!
One week ago, I was gathering around a table with my fellow classmates and teacher in the 'E' building on the Humber College Lakeshore campus for our final workshop. Time is doing that thing it does - you know, playing with your mind? Tricking you into feeling like weeks have gone by instead of only … Continue reading Post-Humber Summer Workshop: Culture Shock & The Gift of Reflection
You know it's real when you get a lanyard. I got a reusable bag too. You know it. So, it's nearing the late evening of day four at the Humber School of Writers Summer Workshop...Physically, I'm pretty tired, and my tummy and guts are doing that thing they can do when they're away from home...you … Continue reading Humber School of Writing Summer Workshops – Pictures & Words
My brain is mushy but I feel the need to share some of the quotes and notes I've made as I near the end of day two at the Humber School for Writers Summer Workshop. These notes and quotes are scrawled messily in my notebook...and I've done my best to be verbatim with the quotes... … Continue reading Notes & Quotes from the Humber School for Writers
This afternoon I leave for Toronto to attend the Humber Summer Writing Workshop! My tummy is a bowl of fluttering knots and I feel shaky with anxiety and excitement. It's a beautiful morning. The sun is shining strong and it smells like summer on the cool breeze. The birds are awake and singing sweet songs … Continue reading Off to Humber & the Space Between