One of the benefits of my work as a freelance writer is that I get to interview some of the most interesting people you could possibly hope to meet. From entrepreneurs to artists and performers to corporate leaders – you name it, I’ve had the pleasure of speaking with them AND picking their brains. While […]
Archives for May 2013
How I love my dogs. Let me count the ways. No really. Let me count them.
I love my dogs. Truly I do. Because of them I can watch Criminal Minds. AND when I wake up in the middle of the night convinced that someone is hiding in my closet (did you see that episode?) I just have to remind myself that Dakota and Jed are sleeping nearby. Translation: no psycho […]
Who the hell is Queen Victoria anyway?
During our drive this morning my 13-year old daughter, Samantha, and I realized that there’s a long weekend come up: Victoria Day weekend (yayyy to that!). Despite our delight, the conversation that followed demonstrates the level of cynicism my kids have to endure. Samantha: “What’s Victoria Day?” Me: “I don’t know. Something about a queen.” […]
Yeah, about last night’s hockey game
Last night Greg and I met at our local watering hole for a drink. All was well and good until they placed what I thought was a giant dildo in front of me at the bar. “Why are they giving ME this?!!” was my obvious question. “It’s for the hockey game,” Greg explained. (Note to […]
Dear Younger Me: You were WRONG. About EVERYTHING.
An interesting thing happened over the weekend. I was driving with my mother, talking to her about my life in that certain way that daughters reserve for conversations with their mothers, when all of a sudden she said something that completely made me stockpile her words into a corner of my mind to be deciphered […]