Seriously, though, I don’t know what I’d do without you. You are the absolute yang to my yin, and I literally cannot remember you not being around, so I honestly don’t know. You are funny, outgoing, and an excellent uncle to my kids. You are thoughtful, supportive, and empowering. You are the best brother ever, and I love you more now than ever. I’m really happy to be able to say that, because I am surprised you didn’t kill me as a child for the sheer fact that “snitches end up in ditches” and my god I was always telling on you.
So thanks for living til your 35th bday, and being amazing.
Originally intended to simply focus on book reviews, over time, KaliDesautelsReads has morphed into its own entity.
I write about issues that are near to my heart, be they political, feminist, motherhood, mental health, or, as the title holds, books.
A thirty-something Canadian woman in my mid-thirties, I have been "super married" to my high school sweetheart since 2006, and together we have two crazy, clever, kind, hilarious, wonderful kids.
My first book - How Not To Blog: Finding Myself, One Post at a Time is available on Amazon (in eBook formats for you clever tech readers, and paperback for those of us who love that new book smell!)
I have tried a podcast - it's still on Apple and Google Podcasts - but writing is where my heart is.
My life changed dramatically when my husband was diagnosed with Stage 3 cancer in 2018, and I am now a writer for a leading Canadian Cancer Non-Profit.
I am lucky enough to have a family that loves me and pushes me to be my best, even if it is outside of my cushiony comfort zone. I have a village of friends that nourish me, mentally, and spiritually.
Welcome to my thoughts. Sit down. Stay a while. Enjoy a cup of coffee!
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