So here I am, in my new home and I’m trying to purge. I no longer have the space to provide them all with a home. But it’s so damn hard. I picked up one of my rattiest pairs of shoes first, sure that I’d be able to toss them into my dump pile, but no. I started to remember what made them special.
No matter how hard we think about it, we can’t figure out how we could have possibly entered a whole other country without knowing it. What about border control? Immigration officers? Passport stamps? We had seen nothing to tell us we’d entered Peru. We hadn't heard anything either. No, “Passengers, we’ve arrived at our destination.” … Continue reading Illegal Entry
I want to foster in him a love for people, new sights and experiences near and far.
At this time last year I took a trip to Manitowaning ...I was in a dark, cold and lonely place. I was confused. I was worried. I was scared. I was sad. I felt shame and regret. I felt karma was at play and it felt as though it was my fault.
At the stroke of midnight, I ate 12 raisins, one at a time, each one representing one wish for the New Year...Wishes fulfilled, I embark on a new journey. A journey of writing, motherhood and reflecting on this thing called life.