Teen

September 28, 2013

DANCING WITH MYSELF

Pop, Drop Lock, Walk It Off This was it: My first high school dance. I was ready to come out of my shell, or at least that was the plan. For years I had locked myself in my bedroom for hours on end,…

September 26, 2013

Driftwood

I am lying on my back in the Pacific Ocean. My legs rise up and up until they are just grazing the surface of the water. I am drifting with the waves, softly and slowly. The sun is on my face; the insides…

I Got Called Out
, But Came Out On Top!     I fell in love with punk in junior high.
 Beyond the sound, there was just something about the music’s do-it-yourself attitude that spoke to me, and by grade nine I was involved…

September 16, 2013

SCHOOL TALE

THE NEW KID: My Rocky High School Start I grew up in Victoria, British Columbia and went to public school my whole life. However, when
 I was 14 my family moved to Montreal, and my parents enrolled me in a Catholic all-girls high…