Magic Beans and the Ponies

Our house is never quiet. Every second propels us forward. Tic. Tic. Tic. The last 4 years have been an adventure. The last 2 years have been a war. The last 4 months have been hell. 4 years ago beautiful Bean 1 arrived. 2 years ago uniquely determined Bean 2 arrived. 1 year 10 months…

Episode 32: The Questioneer

In this episode, Trent answers the many, many questions that his rabid fanbase* sent in to him. Some of them are funny, some sincere, and some are about corn nuts. *Just random folks (and his family) who were polite enough to answer his requests for questions. This episode is powered by ATB and sponsored by the Alberta Podcast…

Episode 30: Julie Rohr Part 2

  In no specific order: Julie and I talk about the ‘D’ word, journalism, connecting to people you can’t connect to, understanding, being brought up religious, giving yourself grace, and even though you have cancer you still have to be a parent. This conclusion of the two-parter is a doozie. If you haven’t listened to…

Episode 28: The good Witch of the true North

I catch up with Lindsey McNeill about what it is like to be adopted as an adult, how her and her mom are writing a book about the experience, and what it is like to be a screenwriter, producer, witch, and tarot card reader (and then she reads my tarot cards). Oh yeah, and here…

Quality of life

I consider myself a writer. Sometimes I use the word journalist. Sometimes playwright. Other times sketch comedian. I’ve been called a blogger. I try not to use blogger, although that is what I’m doing right now. I’m telling you this because I’ve hit a wall. Not writers block or anything like that. I’ve hit a…