Armed With Will And Determination, And Grace, Too

Of all the beautiful and poetic lyrics he wrote over the years, there are none that describe Gord Downie better than this one. Armed with will and determination, and grace, too His will and determination while faced with a terminal illness was incredible, and nothing short of inspiring. And, the grace he showed throughout his […]

Read It: Girl In The Woods by Aspen Matis

I received this book as a gift from Owen for Christmas a year or so ago. Because it was from him, I really wanted to love this book. I wanted it to be a favorite. The story seems pretty simple. Girl gets raped in college. Girl needs to heal and find herself again. Girls sets […]

22 – Love Is Hard

Love is defined most simply as a strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties. It seems simple enough. In fact, it would be fair to say that most of my friendships fall within this simple definition. Love is not that simple though. At forty years old, I still can’t wrap my head […]

DeCew Falls

I have never been one to turn down a good adventure. So, when a friend invited me join her family hiking at DeCew Falls in St. Catherine’s last weekend, I couldn’t wait to go. I had never heard of DeCew Falls before, so I did some research online. It looked pretty interesting. Two waterfalls – […]

The Swimming Hole

Yesterday, I was invited to go on an adventure with a good friend and her family. We would be hiking in the area around DeCew Falls, and were hoping to see caves and the incredible gorge, in addition to the falls themselves. For the first time in a very long time I decided to bring […]