The art of friendmaking

“Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think. It's splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world.” ― Anne Shirley, Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Note to self: letter-writing is good for you!

“C u ltr,” is an accurate reflection of my correspondence with friends and family lately. It’s often a short text that I’ve dashed off while doing something else. It’s full of acronyms, may unabashedly contain typos (and p.s. I’m a writer), and typically feels more to the point than wrapped…

It’s not me, it’s you: when friends break up

I’m not only half Canadian, but also a Midwesterner. This may explain my penchant for crumpets and marmalade as well as the way the spare beauty of gray, winter days makes me feel deliciously nostalgic.