Let’s Be Honest: Your Body Issues Hurt Me Too

Although I wrote on this topic in 2013 for (a now defunct) imagirl.ca, I think it’s body-positive message is just as important today. That’s why I am re-posting it here (with minor updates) for those of you who might be looking at your friends, and thinking yourself less by comparison. Imagine: You and your bestContinue reading “Let’s Be Honest: Your Body Issues Hurt Me Too”

Bait and Twitch

There’s dirt, and there’s grime, and then there’s whatever lives beneath the cracked-claw fingernails of Arnold K. Sprouse, the fat man who everyone was sure had been a child at some point, and who forever twitched or itched at the boils beneath his skin. Worse yet, Arnold was the kind of scrounging sort of thing that hadContinue reading “Bait and Twitch”

Tourism Steeped in Tradition

Article originally commissioned by Economic Developers Alberta, and published in Xperience Alberta, two popular investment and tourist publications currently in circulation around the province. You can find the original article HERE. Tourism Steeped In Tradition Alberta’s Indigenous tourism experiences provide a unique combination of history and adventure across the province It’s been said that adventureContinue reading “Tourism Steeped in Tradition”

Spill

A while back I had the honour of having both a short story and a small book review published in the inaugural issue of The Bolo Tie Collective‘s annual anthology. While the book review takes a lighter approach to a local author’s short publication, the short story below casts a dark shadow on Edmonton’s 104th Avenue,Continue reading “Spill”

On Turning 30: Aging Between Friends with Amy Treeshin

In about four days, I’ll be turning 30. And while it’s bound to be strange, being told you’re going to do something your whole life only to actually do it, I can’t seem to place this wriggling feeling I have of wanting to sit down and really ask myself: what does this milestone even mean?  InContinue reading “On Turning 30: Aging Between Friends with Amy Treeshin”