Boyfriends vs. Husbands

This topic came to me a few weeks ago when I saw our delightful TinaO posting on Facebook about her ‘boyfriend’ who is actually her devoted husband: It got me thinking. What is our default when it comes to relationship? There is definitely a different tone to a relationship once it gets more serious; less dressing up […]

iRelationships

iRelationship? I don’t know about you, but I have a love/hate relationship with my technology. I happily leave my phone at home when I am out in the woods, for instance, but then wish I had it with me to take photos of beautiful views. I try to make rules for myself about when and where I […]

Relationship or relationship?

let’s stop using so many capitals. It has come to my attention that we spend a lot of time making things bigger and more important than they need to be and it makes these things scary and renders them somehow untouchable. We’re all capable of amazing professional and personal accomplishments and rich, nourishing relationships. But sometimes, when […]

On Boats and in Life

When I was little, my family spent a lot of time at my grandparents’ cabin. It was about an hour from our house and we would drive there for the weekend so Dad could help Grampa with the property. I think Dad likely resented having to give up his weekends to labour away, but I have nothing but […]

Intimates in Colombia

I spent the last week and a half of February in Colombia: I attended a dear friend’s wedding, and then I relaxed at a tiny resort where the biggest decision of my day was choosing a hammock in which to have my afternoon nap. It was glorious. And quiet. In more ways than one. See, Colombia isn’t […]