Fifteen years ago I moved to Waterloo with my new husband. I was in university at the time and being a newly wed and a young student, I needed to make some money. I got a job at one of the markets in St. Jacobs, working Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday […]

Harvest Table Blues!

Recently I spent a few hours in a hospital waiting room. I came prepared, knowing it would be a bit of time sitting, I had my book and a note pad and my phone. I arrived and contentedly settled down for a morning of waiting. I’d barely been sitting for […]

Waiting Room Love

By: Emma Johnston On Saturday morning I woke up around 7:00am to the incessant sound of spring time birds. For whatever reason, the nattery chit chat of at least 5 different birds could be distinguished through my bedroom window. I sat there in bed, staring out the window at the […]

Spring’s Advocate

By: Emma Johnston “I Should have stayed home” – I wailed to my husband last Thursday night as I flopped onto the couch, a generously poured glass of wine in my hand. On Thursdays I take my kids swimming. They have swimming lessons once a week, but they don’t find […]

I Should have Stayed Home!

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