Gender, Race, and Religion

  Gender, race, and religion are human-invented constructs designed to divide humanity, oppress the masses, and reward elitist bullies. I acknowledge that I live in an anthropocentric, patriarchal, and racist society. I do not feel safe living in an unjust … Read More

Wild Okanagan Love

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  Wild Okanagan Love The Okanagan region of Canada is spectacularly beautiful all year long but in the spring it is truly paradise. Above and below:  Ponderosa flowers I had a beautiful Mother’s Day. Peter, my youngest daughters, Mitchell (Tabs’ … Read More

Forty Thousand Feet Over Tennessee

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Forty Thousand Feet Over Tennessee How I ended up at Parnassus Books, in Nashville, with a signed copy of Ann Patchett’s new book, “The Dutch House,” is a tale I haven’t fully figured out. All I know is that the … Read More

Rise Up! The World Is Yours to Explore

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Rise Up! The World Is Yours to Explore Tabitha (my middle daughter) graduates from high school this month (KSS, Kelowna Secondary School ). She is also fondly known as Tabs, Tabby Cat, Tabsaroni and Sparkle Plenty (and a few more, but … Read More

Blue Lagoon: Bora Bora

Blue Lagoon: Bora Bora This is not a pool. This is the lagoon off Matira Beach, Bora Bora The blue lagoon that surrounds Bora Bora is fantasy turquoise, warm and endless. We spend mornings snorkelling off the beach that has … Read More

Life Down Under: Surf Sisters

 Life Down Under: Surf Sisters Cylinder Beach, Mooloomba  Minjerribah, Queensland This weekend we took the train from Brisbane to a ferry bound for Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island)—rumoured to have the best surfing in Queensland.  *I prefer the aboriginal names for … Read More

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