Posts for daughter

Learning to Hold One’s Breath and Other Uncomfortable Things

General/Column August 19, 2019

The house temperature at 4am. Attempts to keep quiet after stepping hard on the blunt, plastic head of an LOL Surprise…

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Her Monument

General/Column August 19, 2019

I think I need to write this. For her.                                                                                                                               I say “her,” but of course I had no biological evidence…

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A Ring, a Pair of Shoes, a Wedding: the Ties that Bind, and Unbind, When a Daughter Marries

General/Column June 17, 2019

I’m sitting across from my daughter at a table in a trendy Toronto restaurant, our first meetup since her wedding…

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Hands, Hearts, Lungs

General/Column June 17, 2019

Hands Wrist bone against wrist bone we press palms together slowly, my daughter and I, measuring which hand is longer:…

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