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Keepin’ It Real

Hi everyone! It's the middle of March Break...and we've managed to do a little 'breaking' so far. Last night the fam and I did a small stay-cation at a downtown hotel with a pool so the kids could get a swim or two in and we could sleep in big, clean beds without two giant… Continue reading Keepin’ It Real



This Wednesday, March 6, 2019, I will be joining a powerful group of women on stage at MusicTown Detroit to celebrate International Women's Day and the female storytelling experience. Organized by the phenomenal Minito Reasor, the creator of Girlfriends Glasshouse Empowerment, and hosted by the bold and beautiful Dameon Wilburn, Moth storytelling superstar - this… Continue reading THIS WEDNESDAY – CELEBRATE WOMEN! SUPPORT STORYTELLING!

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EVENTS GALORE!! Feel the Literary Love!

Hi all! HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!  Gotta say the day is going differently than I planned, but I'm going with the flow and making time to catch up on some things...namely adding a post to this blog! So, there are loads of GREAT events happening in this fine city of ours. It's been awhile since I've… Continue reading EVENTS GALORE!! Feel the Literary Love!


Mouth Piece “Flood” Edition Makes the News!

Last night we held the Special FLOOD Edition of Mouth Piece Storytelling at Villains Baestro. It was a grand night of storytelling! Six brave and beautiful storytellers took to the stage to share their stories of flooding shit water, blood, lightening and more! And to capture it all on film was Journalist Chris Ensing from… Continue reading Mouth Piece “Flood” Edition Makes the News!


Two Storytelling Events – Sunday & Thursday!

Two storytelling events in five days - what a gift! Sunday, May 28, 2017 - I'll be hosting the Jewish Community Centre of Windsor's Canada 150 Event - Shout Out! 150! We welcome eleven diverse storytellers from our community who will share stories about their experience as Canadians. This is a free event and will… Continue reading Two Storytelling Events – Sunday & Thursday!

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Another Love-Filled Week of Events!

Oh it's Valentine's Day favourite! You know me and my love for love! I hope everyone has a beautiful week - get outside and soak up some sun rays if they're out there! If not, hug everyone! Squeeze 'em tight...and if you're not busy.... WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017 I'll be reading at Riverside Library… Continue reading Another Love-Filled Week of Events!

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GRTTWaK, The Moth, Rowers Reading Series, All 4 Love, Mouth Piece Storytelling – OH MY!

Hello February! Tis the month for LOVE! Well, every day is for love, really, but as we're all turning grey like the recent skies, it's fun to have LOVE as the thing that helps us through this dreary month. And look - the sun is actually shining today! Yes, that's a blue sky too! Oh boy! Here's… Continue reading GRTTWaK, The Moth, Rowers Reading Series, All 4 Love, Mouth Piece Storytelling – OH MY!