Incense was wafting, organ music playing and a choir up front shuffling their feet. I paused at the huge oak doors, twice as tall as I was. “Are you a […]

  I came to trees too late. There weren’t any where I grew up on the arctic tundra, often above the tree line, near Nome. .  It was as though […]

I’m having a hard time understanding the vote against flying the Pride Flag (Three Councillors Oppose flying Pride Flag, Feb 15)  considering the sending of homophobic anonymous letters in Kingston […]


When you start to blog, they tell you the only way it will succeed is if you make it about one single thing. If you’re a writer who begins to […]

Dollar Store Hats I've Trimmed!

Yesterday I went to an Arts & Crafts store called Michaels. Wanted everything in the place. Spools of ribbon shelved according to colour, lots of it patterned, a bin of […]

‘Dress like an explosion.” My own precept that I often think of in the morning. The body as canvas for the day’s art. An explosion of colour, texture, print. Clothing […]