Fun, sun, and books at the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts

I had the huge pleasure of being part of the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts from August 11-14 in gorgeous Sechelt, BC. It was definitely one of the highlights of my summer (and that’s including the glimpse I got of lazuli bunting at the end of July–such gorgeous birds!). On Saturday, August 11,Continue reading “Fun, sun, and books at the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts”

Geeking out at WORD Vancouver

I had an amazing time at WORD Vancouver on Sunday, September 28! It would have been hard not to, though, because we couldn’t have asked for better weather. What an incredibly gorgeous, sunshiny autumn day! The first things that I did when I got there was sign-in and collect my nametag. I was excited toContinue reading “Geeking out at WORD Vancouver”

Ophelia and the arrival of spring flowers

Recently, the world celebrated William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday.¬†Well, that’s our best guess, anyway, anyone who’s studied Shakespeare will tell you: we only know what day he was christened, so we assume April 23rd is his birthday. Regardless, there were some ¬†pretty fun celebrations of the Bard around the world, including “Cakespeare,” a contest hosted byContinue reading “Ophelia and the arrival of spring flowers”