Moments—as a writer and producer, I mine them— and this plaque on my desk is a helpful prompt. As a criminal lawyer, my partner in things beyond crime (love, kids, mortgage, insane movie marathons, late night ice cream dives) navigates those who have seen their lives changed by a single moment.
Today is THIRSTY THURSDAY. I’m hungry for your moments. Share some below of your summer bliss moments. Here are some of mine:
My favourite garden tour companion, mostly because his shorts match the blooms.
This gorgeous cocktail at Good Earth in Niagara. If you have yet to venture to this oasis, I’d make it high on your bucket list.
Opening a new journal from a soul sister who knows I like nothing better.
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.
Lounging with Lucy, Her Highness of Fluffiness on my back deck.
Summer has promise yet.
Long weekend reading for your enjoyment because Mother Nature may have you shut in for some of it…
Here’s one moment one Blue Jays fan wants to take back: The Lob heard around the world.
I have to respect the game. I do respect the game. I just had a weak moment.
-Ken Pagan, Blue Jays fan
I have loved this author’s books. Then came a firestorm about his identity. Here is Joseph Boyden’s response: Being Indigenous isn’t all about DNA.
I understand now more than I ever have, that a family’s history is sacred. I’m trying my best to learn the lessons of this rite of passage, this gift that has been given to me in the past year. One understanding I’m now able to begin vocalizing is that a family’s history, a family’s stories, belong to the family. It’s their right to share or not to share them with the world.
A new NYC exhibit explores the period when artist Mark Rothko abandoned the colours of his early masterpieces: The Dark Final Years of Mark Rothko
You don’t write off an aging loved one just because he or she becomes cranky.
She’s gone now but thank goodness we still have her gems. An oldie but a goodie by Nora Ephron: My Life as an Heiress
Thus, in fifteen minutes, did I pass through the first two stages of inherited wealth: Glee and Sloth.
If you haven’t had a chance yet: do read the guest blogs on this site earlier this week. I am grateful to those who shared their stories. Want to come on board? Drop me a line: firstname.lastname@example.org. Still looking to hone a new skill? Why not try baking? My book might help, now available for a limited time in a special cover in a gorgeous non-millennial pink.
HAPPY LONG WEEKEND!!