Yearly Archives: 2016

Hearing me – Teaching (part 1) 2

Lately I’ve found there are events and words that I can’t seem to shake. And they must be shaken so I can write fiction and non-fiction that will amplify my voice in a positive way. This post is about being told I should “quit teaching.” One thing I’ve learned since I […]

Plus ça change…

Since the school musical wrapped up in January, things have been such a whirlwind, I’ve barely had time to process the changes that are coming. We are on the final countdown to our new home. It’s energized our family, allowing us to clean – no, to scour – every corner of […]

Essay Playlist 6

The positive support I received from my last blog post (thank you!)  has given me the courage to write some of the harder things I’ve gone through over the past while. Two new essays are plotted, and one is taking shape. I’ve struggled to finish them because until now, I […]

Ghomeshied. (possible triggers) 3

I don’t want to write about Ghomeshi. I don’t know him. I don’t care to. I don’t want to capitalize on others’ pain or be called a bandwagon jumper. I don’t want to write about trigger warnings and abuse and manipulation, and anger at the system. I don’t want to […]