One :: A Letter for a Birthday

Dearest Maggie Love: Today we are marking one year of glorious life with you. I have so many things I want to tell you, stories I want to remember, moments I’ve tucked into my heart to ponder. You will rise…

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It needs to have magic

I remember when blogging was mainly about our personal lives, our comings-and-goings, our thoughts or mundane adventures. Funny, isn’t it? There weren’t book deals to be had yet – publishing wasn’t paying attention to blogging yet, and there was no…

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In praise of

Listen to me lift my voice. In praise of early mornings (oh, so early) because I wake up to a quiet house and I slowly work my way upstairs with Maggie in my arms. Of quietly shutting bedroom doors in a futile…

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Ron and Hermione

We don’t have a big yard, its about the size of a couple postage stamps, give or take a few images of the Queen. But we do have a forest just behind the ordinary chain link fence, a dense coastal…

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Pansies

We were driving to Edmonton because my Granny was dying and we wanted to say good bye. So we drove all day from the west coast, heading towards Edmonton. I forget sometimes how big and unpopulated Canada really is because…

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