a perfect day

Opening night for Two Planks and a Passion Theatre’s 2017 season was absolutely glorious! The weather was perfect for both shows — Nothing Less! set on a hill overlooking the beautiful Nova Scotia landscape;  A Midsummer Night’s Dream performed around a roaring campfire, the Bard’s words rising up with a near-full moon. I only wish my grandmother had been there to see it. We all have those moments—at weddings or the birth of a child; or during a spectacular sunset; or even upon pulling a loaf of bread, perfectly browned from the oven — when we wish more than anything

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This week in tweets

  Sometimes 140 characters just doesn’t cut it, so I thought I’d introduce a new feature on my blog called “this week in tweets.” Every so often I’ll take a couple of my tweets from my Twitter feed and give you annotated versions of them. “youngest boy lost his last baby tooth this a.m. and then left for a week at camp. Good thing this lonely mama has edits to revise. #writermom” The boy-o was off to the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts for his first full week of overnight camp. Animation workshops! Pirates! Silly songs! Campfire! As the

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