Closing Time at the Greater Victoria Public Library (Central Branch)

While listening to Spotify the other day, I had one of those classic "omigod, dozens, if not hundreds, of my early memories are linked to this Schubert piano sonata" moments. I should first explain that I spent large swathes of my childhood in the central branch of the Greater Victoria Public Library due to a … Continue reading Closing Time at the Greater Victoria Public Library (Central Branch)

Dance, Dance, Dance

While in the beginning stages of an impromptu dance party (an embarrassingly frequent event) with my husband in the privacy of our living room yesterday afternoon, I found myself reflecting on my signature moves. I’m the first to admit that my abilities in this area are pitifully limited: generally speaking, I’m capable of moving either … Continue reading Dance, Dance, Dance

Thinking about Epilepsy: Featured Questionnaire #2 (The “Child Hippie to Adult Academic” Edition)

The author of the second featured questionnaire and I go back to when we were child hippies unschooling on the West Coast. Now we've both moved east and are both in academia. Life's so weird.     How much did you know about epilepsy before meeting me/before I was diagnosed with epilepsy/before reading my blog/before … Continue reading Thinking about Epilepsy: Featured Questionnaire #2 (The “Child Hippie to Adult Academic” Edition)