Guess what I just found? A letter I wrote for someone else that was actually intended for the 2019 mother-of-three edition of Elissa Joy Watts. If you're a writer (or a creative person in general) and parenting has you maxed, I'm sure you'd benefit from this too. I wrote this to a beautiful human two … Continue reading a letter to weary writers
"Today is my day," I declared. "Today I'll start properly." I quickly tossed my uniform into my locker, picked up my knives and fled from culinary school. It was a drizzly Vancouver day, the kind where every passing coffee shop is a sanctuary. That day I chose the church of Thomas Haas, properly known as … Continue reading what is your legacy today?
My mother celebrates her sixtieth birthday today. She has been a wonderful guide and companion and it pains me that I cannot celebrate beside her today. Mom loves words. Words are precious gifts that cost no money - they cost time and consideration but they are otherwise free. Free is in our budget. There is … Continue reading lessons from mom