Non-fiction fiction

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Sometimes memories aren’t serious. They can be silly, too. Here’s one from my Revelstoke days in 2011. Smushed dreams I lean my bicycle against a snowbank outside of the Revelstoke …

Laughing at life

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“Ha ha ha.” That’s me laughing. To myself. I constantly crack myself up. But while I think I’m funny, it sometimes doesn’t translate well onto the page. However, I can’t …

A banner day

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Revelstoke, B.C. has a wonderful tradition: hanging hand-painted banners to deck the streets of the mountain city. The community-based program lets artists (and non-artists) paint their impressions of the town …

A crisp spring

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It’s supposed to be spring right now but it’s not. Definitely not. Winter is hugging us tight and is not going to let us go. Usually during chilly February evenings …

Memoir as poem

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Memoirs aren’t strictly a written record of events. You can use poetry instead of prose. Both are expressions of creativity but poetry gives the writer, and reader, licence to use …