Book Review: Life is a Verb

"Life is a Verb” by Patti Digh, Skirt!, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press ISBN 978-1-59921-295-1 Writing has been my form of reflection, whether in a journal, a poem or a personal essay, for a long time. Patti Digh has written her reflections on an award-winning blog, Those personal essays have now been published […]


Perhaps it is time to reflect on what is really important. The current global financial meltdown is sending ripples of fear and anxiety throughout the world. It is hard to avoid all of the bad news. It is everywhere, on the evening news, in the papers, on the radio, around the water-coolers and on our […]

Who Am I?

What do you see when looking at your reflection in the mirror? Do you see the face and features, or do you see the person within? Have you noticed that when you look at your reflection in the mirror, you perceive it differently than you would a photograph of yourself? I notice that when I […]

My Dream Home

I woke up in my dream home this morning. Each day it just keeps getting better, this place where I live. I have grown through three dozen residences in the last thirty years since I showed up on the west coast of Canada. At twenty-one, I journeyed across from Ontario, by train and thumb, coincidentally […]