Finding the urban forest

It took a time of isolation for us to discover the urban miracles that are the Toronto ravines.

Saying “yes” and sparking joy

Originally posted on Hook & Eye:
I’m kind of a Kondo-ite. The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up rivals Pride and Prejudice on my list of sick-in-bed comfort reads. When stressed, I throw things out. It’s never been the wrong thing to do. It’s my first week back to teaching, after my year-long sabbatical and…

Ornamental stories

Over a lifetime, I have accumulated Christmas tree ornaments that match memories, but not each other.

Taking a cultural spin

This fall, more through accident than design, I ended up at a trio of “I’d never go to that” happenings. In each case, I’m glad I did.

The Three Keys: Kelley Teahen

Originally posted on The Three Keys:
A first for this blog – Kelley Teahen, Director of Communications and Marketing at Parachute, Canada’s national charity dedicated to injury prevention – wrote this entry! Kelley gained a wide experience in the communications space over her career. She began in journalism and bridged into communications as Media Relations…