Twenty things I have done

This is the companion post to yesterday’s Never have I done (insert thing here). These be 20 things I have done in this life. Hold onto your socks. That’s all I’m saying. I have… Seen the Beach Boys in concert. I was pretty young when they were in Halifax on Citadel Hill. I mostly remember the…

The night I met Lloyd Robertson

I met Lloyd Robertson at the Atlantic Journalism Awards in 2002, a decade ago now.  The memories are a bit frayed around the edges but I’ll try to take you back in time. I was a journalism student fresh from Holland College.  My learning managers (what Holland College called its instructors, as they apparently manage…

My 20s: a retrospective

As I get ready to turn 29 again for the next 10 years, it’s a good time to take stock of my 20s. When I was a little girl, I had a lot of expectations about my 20s.  To me, it was the decade of being an adult for the first time.  I’d be free…