My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. (Einstein)
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. I'm very honest. (But that can also be a flaw.)
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. Jane Goodall.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. I admire intelligence, humility, and a kind--but sharp--sense of humour.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. That people often tell me they think my children are nice people.
June 25, 2014Today was a day just like any other—except it was perfect.
I woke up with that warm feeling you get when you know it’s a special day but can’t quite remember, in your still-sleepy haze, what’s so great about it. Oh, yes. Publication day in Canada! Normally, I close my eyes and try to squeeze in a few extra moments of sleep before the kids get up, but today I went downstairs and made coffee before my husband did. (That almost never happens.)
My daughter asked me to make her spaghetti and meatballs for her school lunch. I actually did it—cheerfully. (My son asked for leftover... see more