Training for a marathon walk takes a lot more time and energy than this spoonie realized.
The writing shed has been a huge success.
Writing is important for my mental health, but my mental illness means I'm unable to take it on as a career.
Last week I wrote about drought in the Cowichan Valley. This week that drought has hit home. We live in a rural area, which means we don’t have city water or sewer. We have a well and a septic field, both of which require regular maintenance. We noticed late last week that the well was…
Water levels in Cowichan Lake and the Cowichan River are at record lows. What does this mean for our summer?
Writing about mental health can have both negative *and* positive impacts.
Sometimes plans change - as is the case with my writing shed.
Sometimes it's harder than you think to write accessibly.
You’re probably used to books about walking that address creative and spiritual transformations in those who have the privilege to walk unaccosted and unfettered in nature or the city. My friend Antonia Malchik’s book, “A Walking Life,“ which just came out from DaCapo Press, covers walking from a completely different perspective. Malchik’s book starts with…
Life is not going as planned as I continue to deal with the fallout from my high episode.