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 fantasy profession?
A. International Woman of Mystery.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Emmeline Pankhurst, who fought so hard for Women's Suffrage. I'd say thank you. I'd want to bring my daughter along to meet her, too.
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’s your greatest flaw?
A. Self doubt.
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