Writer ∙ Essayist ∙ Poet
I’m a Vancouver Island-based writer who’s inspired by landscapes—both interior and exterior.
My Mother, My Disease, and Me
Doctors told me cystic fibrosis would kill me by age 15. My mom told me I just had allergies. After a childhood of Ayurvedic treatments, I’ve embraced Western medicine as an adult, without abandoning my alternative roots.
Dancing with Senior Citizens Helped Me Get Over My Ex
“In the space of two hours, I must have quick-stepped, waltzed and fox-trotted with a dozen eager guys. The only problem? I’m in my 30s, and most of the men who showed up for that day were senior citizens. They were kind, dapper gents — just not the dance partners I had in mind.”Read More
An Open Letter to the Hot Canadian Zumba Teacher Who Pulled Me Onstage After My Mother Died.
“Dear Hot Canadian Zumba Teacher,
You didn’t know she’d had a heart attack a thousand miles away in Iowa…”