Tag Archives: community

how i feel about Archibald’s Wharf

  I’ll keep this brief, because, hey, the Internet is full to the brim with opinions, and lengthy ones at that. But, I do want to weigh in on this issue that’s really taken hold of the community where I … Continue reading

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Sacred Sundays: getting off my butt and out of my comfort zone

OK, so I’ve talked before here about how my Sundays are sacred. (And also here, about the hiking aspect of Sacred Sundays.) They’re my and Adam’s day. They’re the one day a week that is just out. I don’t do stuff outside … Continue reading

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hungry for some change, a beach

Today I find myself thinking about hunger. Not the issue of having enough to eat, which surely has lots to think about, but the feeling of craving a thing. For example, I’ve been so hungry for the Highlands lately. For their saturated-with-rain, … Continue reading

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one small change

  It’s super cheesy. I know. But it also happens to be absolutely true: The simplest thing, the attitude in my head, completely changes how I see the street I walk on, the sky above me, the people I meet, and … Continue reading

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street art as opposed to vandalism

So yesterday’s post sparked some comments, which is great, because that’s when I know what I’m doing is working! On Twitter, Matthew Ingraham and I had a bit of a back-and-forth. To my initial tweet sharing the blog post, he … Continue reading

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on welcome

These days I’m thinking a lot about what it means to be “welcoming”. It’s a touchy subject. We all as humans want to be welcome, we all want to be part of the group, to be heard and loved and … Continue reading

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seniors’ lunch in St. Ann’s Bay

So almost three weeks ago I went to read my short story “Night Swimmer” at a Seniors’ Lunch. There is a community hall and church in St. Ann’s Bay that holds weekly lunches for seniors in the area, and they … Continue reading

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