I like to skip stones and poke fire with a stick
My Lego spaceship will kick your Lego spaceship's ass
If we go canoeing I'll want to steer (for awhile)
I stop to pet the animals
In my awake life, I quit a stressful publishing job in NYC and moved back to Toronto to find my true calling. I thought it would take 3 months or so but it's been 3 years and I'm still trying out different things. In the meantime, I write nonfiction books for kids, take classes (improv, comedy writing, magazine journalism), and run a terrarium business from my kitchen, and volunteer (TAS & NDP).
imagining things into being
getting to the heart of the matter
I like Bukowski, Al Purdy, and John Donne poems.
The Agenda with Steve Paikin, this weird kid's show with live action toy trucks that speak French
I'll watch nearly any documentary but prefer to read a lot of reviews before choosing a regular movie.
Some of my favourite musicians: Neko Case, Gillian Welch, Cat Power, Joni Mitchell, Queen, Rodriguez
The six things I could definitely do without:
other people's travel photos
old buildings and rusty stuff
words and different ways to arrange them
the mechanics of humour