Monthly Archives: January 2014

Friday Reads: The Rosie Project

The Rosie ProjectI’ve always wanted to be part of a book club – one night a month where I can get together with some girlfriends, drink wine, eat nibblies, and talk books. And while we definitely gossip more than we talk books, I can say with a degree of completely biased certainty that the group club we pulled together on a whim through Twitter is the best kind of book club there is. Continue reading


The Thrill of the Hunt

I helped a friend of mine find a new job last week. I mean, my part in him actually getting the job was limited – I just sent him a posting I thought he’d be interested in – but when he let me know he got the offer, I think I was more excited than he was.  Continue reading

Life Lessons from Dawson’s Creek

I'm feeling you, Dawson.

I’m feeling you, Dawson.

I remember hating Jen Lindley watching Dawson’s Creek growing up. I know hate is a strong word, but I hated that girl. I hated her dumb face and her dumb attitude and every dumb thing about her (to such an extent that I still have a hard time watching anything with Michelle Williams in it.)  Continue reading

Another Day

I credit my grade four teacher Mr. Stuart with making me want to be a writer. Back then, I always had my nose in a book (some things never change, no matter how old you get), but it wasn’t until Mr. Stuart lent me one of his daughter’s RL Stine books that I began to think I might like to write a book like that one day.  Continue reading