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Inextricable Connection

I just read a chapter in Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown that I wish I could share with every human alive in the world today. This...

Baggage

Everyone has baggage. Whether it’s the stuff you take when you board a plane or the lived experience you bring to each moment of your...

How do you know?

Have you ever had someone ask you to justify your gender? If you are cis gender (meaning the gender you were declared at birth matches...

Coming out. Again.

When I faded out of the world of blogging, it was because I didn’t know what I wanted to say anymore. I felt like I was hunting for...

A Quiet Goodbye

It has been awhile since I’ve felt lost and floundering in what exactly I should do with my blog. I thought about turning it into a blog...

Acceptance is for Pigeons

Whenever I am faced with how truly, amazingly adaptable humans can be, I am even more perplexed by our destructive nature. If we can...

I Thought I Was Prepared

I thought I was prepared. I had prepared for the possibility that my class might go to remote learning. Booklets were printed, an outline...

Earth Day is Not Christmas

Christmas only comes once a year, but I’m just not sure that the same should be true for Earth day. There are a lot of reasons that we...

Prepare to be Disappointed

It has been extra hard to write my blog today. It isn’t that I don’t have anything to say. That basically never happens. I’ve got an...

Who is Together? In What?

Politics isn’t for everyone and I get that. It’s easy to feel that you don’t have a voice or any power to affect what those talking heads...

The Price of Worry

I close my eyes and take a deep breath before I start writing this blog. There’s a lot of shit going on in Manitoba (and the world) right...

There's No Neutral on Racism

It’s anti-racism week in Winnipeg and as an elementary school teacher, I feel a little baffled that I wasn’t among the first to know. I...

Spreader Week 19 - Wanted

How could the Authority have placed posters of them around the city? It didn’t make sense because the Authority had told everyone that...

Spreader Week 18 - Missing

Parker woke up from the best sleep they’d had since they’d left Dakota and Esme. Maybe it was because they had a full stomach, or maybe...

Spreader Week 15 - The Gates

“It’s hard to know.” Parker said, rubbing their face as they stared at another small street on the computer screen, “The roads I crossed...