Fundraiser!! Please Sponsor me! Scleroderma Sister

I have three sisters. Teresa is the oldest (43), then there’s me (41), Nadia is number three (39), and Silvia is the baby (33). In this picture, we happen to be in order from oldest to youngest (left to right). About ten years ago Silvia was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease called Scleroderma. None of […]


According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word "inertia" means" Definition of inertia in English: NOUN A tendency to do nothing or to remain unchanged.   As the spring season starts to settle in, so does the need for my own inner growth and renewal. My awareness for change is heightened and opportunities seem to … Continue reading Inertia

Celebrating National Poetry Month 2017 with Cats

I'm going to let the cat out of the bag...I'm a crazy-cat-lady! I love all creatures, but I have a particular fondness for cats. As it turns out, I'm in good company. Many famous writers and poets have a cat obsession. Check it out here. Renowned poet T.S. Eliot wrote this book: One of … Continue reading Celebrating National Poetry Month 2017 with Cats

4 Canadian Poets who have Inspired Me

Part 3: Dorothy Livesay, 1909-1996 "In addition to her literary contributions, Dorothy Livesay has been a passionate advocate of women’s rights, social justice and peace. She is a highly original thinker and educator." (from The Order of British Columbia) In his introduction, Gary Geddes wrote, "Livesay has always been concerned about the role of women … Continue reading 4 Canadian Poets who have Inspired Me