Archive for January, 2012

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

these are my hands, turning forty years old

i watched the clock turn to midnight last night after everyone was asleep and i petted the cat and i thought, there it is. 12:00am, January 24th. Lordy, lordy, look who’s forty. *** forty is the number that has no clear connection to the girl who never quite wanted to grow up and become a […]

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Tuesday, January 17th, 2012


seven years ago tonight i landed – in the middle of a snowstorm – back in PEI. for good, it seems, or for the long run, though i could not have predicted that, back then. back then, i wasn’t used to staying in the same country more than a few months. i own condiments now […]

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Monday, January 9th, 2012

the first rule of mommyblogging is: you don’t talk about mommyblogging

when i first knew Dave, he was a cocky 22 year old with a scruffy black notebook always in hand. i asked him once – because my own writing was then so closeted i turned pink anytime i cracked the spine on my journal – what he wanted to write for. did he have an end in […]

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