Capital City Press Featured Writer

I’m delighted to be one of the Edmonton Public Library’s Capital City Press featured writer! I’ll be hosting two programs, one for the writers and one for under-18 crowd. As well, my post on the power of story is now live, along with the podcast I...

Meanwhile…

(I’m in the passenger seat, Dad’s driving, Mom’s in the back) Mom: Turn on Thickson Dad: Dickson?? Mom: Thickson! Dad: Erickson? Mom: Boy, yah nah hear meh? Dad: Where do I turn?! Mom: Eh, nah, man, is deh same name deh bois call deh sexy gyrls back home! Dad: Thick?...

The Best Start to 2018

Reuniting a lost pup with their owner is the best kind of start to the new year—especially as 2018 has begun with a sharp -30, plus wind chill. Here’s to hot chocolate, warm paws, and snuggles between people and those with puppy noses.

It’s all about the equipment

This winter, Edmonton has experienced an unseasonable amount of balmy temperatures. So much so, the dog park has a thin ice warning at its entrance. Plus, dog walkers are walking with icers (spikes) on their feet as the combination of temperatures and wind makes for...

A day well spent

Too often, for my taste, I find myself consumed by the business of life: work, career, deadlines, bills. It’s an effort to stay mindful and aware of the world around me, but it’s all too easy to judge myself according to a weird standard no one can ever...