Spring Has Sprung (Happy Ostara)

It was February 2nd that Phil the Punxsutawney groundhog, Lucy the Nova Scotian lobster, and Ontario’s Wiarton Willie (RIP Fred la Mermotte of Quebec) predicted another six weeks of winter. And here we are, right on schedule, celebrating the coming of spring and the spring equinox. Did that trio of furry rodents and a toughContinue reading “Spring Has Sprung (Happy Ostara)”

Groundhog or Celtic Goddess?

Feb. 2 was a sad day for lovers of folklore and superstition. Yes, Canada’s beloved groundhog, Fred la Marmotte, was found dead before he could predict the beginning of spring on Groundhog Day. Many groundhogs have come before Fred, and I’m sure many will follow in his tracks, but it was a surprise, to sayContinue reading “Groundhog or Celtic Goddess?”

Say what? Generation Jones?

“Well, I don’t know why I came here tonightI got the feeling that something ain’t rightI’m so scared in case I fall off my chair,And I’m wondering how I’ll get down those stairsClowns to left of me, jokers to the right,Here I am, stuck in the middle with you.” Some of you may be familiarContinue reading “Say what? Generation Jones?”

Finding Passion Through Dance

Since I left my job and redirected my time and energy, I’ve been thinking a lot about finding passion and living authentically. I’ve met people who have discovered what nourishes them, and I’ve met those who are searching. It’s about being true to yourself. In the last couple of years, more and more people haveContinue reading “Finding Passion Through Dance”