Happy 64th Birthday, Dad

Happy birthday, Dad Thank you for believing that I had more talent or skill than I ever did. Thank you for teaching me that hard work is hard work, but worth doing. Thank you for teaching me to be proud of my Métis heritage. Thank you for waking me up in the middle of the … Continue reading Happy 64th Birthday, Dad

5 years later, I am still here.

NEOWISE is still visible in my part of the world. When something comes around once in a lifetime, you have two choices - be like Lin-Manuel Miranda and not throw away your shot, or miss out. 5 years ago today, I was tattooed with my semicolon butterfly. My first tattoo. Representing so much. What do … Continue reading 5 years later, I am still here.

That night we hunted for comets…

Parenting can be hard. This week we have had some amazing moments, and some definitely-not-amazing moments. We’ve hit major milestones, and the “depths of despair” (to quote Anne Shirley). We have laughed hard, and cried, too.Basically, this week has been life. Last night, a friend told us about NEOWISE, a comet that was passing near … Continue reading That night we hunted for comets…