Writing Process Blog Tour

When I was 5 years old I would daydream while looking at the Simpsons-Sears catalogue.  Oh the amazing things me and my sassy girlfriends would do.  That’s me on the far left.  Isn’t my hair scarf groovy?  The girls and I would play in a band when we weren’t busy travelling and modeling for the Simpson-Sears catalogue.  This beach […]


Back in the Saddle Again

I’m back in the saddle again.  Out where a friend is a friend. Where the longhorn cattle feed.  On the lowly jimsonweed.  Back in the saddle again.  I’m on the mend from being sick for over a year and I’m ready to start writing on a regular basis.  Doctors, naturopaths, nutritionists, specialists and surgery – […]


Farming’s Tough

Earlier this summer the family was on vacation in California.  One leg of the trip was to visit Sequoia National Park to experience the BIG trees.  While in the area we stayed rented out a lovely house on a cool little organic farm.  Having our own organic farm with a B&B has always been a […]


The Power of Quiet

In an increasingly extroverted world where there is a perception that self promotion and gregarious = good, one has to wonder about the perception of people who keep to themselves.  On this subject there is an interesting new book that shares insights to the power of introverts.  Susan Cain’s book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop […]


Squashing Perfectionism

Raise your hand if you put off doing something until you can do it ‘just right’.  Oh yeah, it will be more than piddly-assed right – it will be PERFECT.  Here’s the thing; I’ve been listening to Brené Brown – you know the super-dope, totally relatable shame and vulnerability researcher who has skyrocketed to fame status […]


Celebrate Organic Week!

If there was ever a reason for me to return from my radical social media sabbatical – it’s Canada’s National Organic Week – whoot!  So, what is Organic Week?  It’s an amazing celebration of organic food, farming and products from across the country. Over the course of 7 days, hundreds of individual events showcase the […]