This picture shows 3 of my favourite things in the world: Mona, Christmas, and beautiful, fluffy puppies in jammers!! 2 years ago, I was lucky enough to meet the work bestie I never knew I needed. My opposite in almost every obvious way that a person can be, but also my twin in a lot of the ways that matter (… like when Danny DeVito and Arnold Schwarzenegger were Twins… LoL). Happy birthday, Mona! You deserve all the best things life has to offer, all the happiness in the world, all the puppies can manage, and perfectly shaken BCAAs! I am proud of you, grateful for you, and love you lots.
Thank you for always understanding the difference between “I’m fine” and “I’m fine”! ❤️
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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