Off Brand

Little known fact: I’m actually a marketer by trade and training. Yep. I studied marketing and communications for my undergraduate degree and then I spent more than ten years working in that field for both financial institutions and non-profits. My specialty…

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Resurrection

Sometimes resurrection feels like spring cleaning. First we have to admit to the dirt and the mess, stomp around asking if the people who live here think they live in a barn. We have to scrub and scour, our hands…

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Rice Krispies: My Spiritual Awakening

One of my major spiritual awakenings happened because of Rice Krispies. It’s true. During my second maternity leave when I was a fairly new mum with only two tinies under the age of two, we were eating breakfast when the inevitable occurred: one of those tinies…

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The Metaphor in the Front Yard

For those who don’t know, we moved into a new-to-us home last summer. (Because apparently we are just a little ridiculous – while in the midst of a new baby and a new book, why not add a move with four…

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