The Idea of Rest

Montréal was one of my favourite cities. Moving there because I fell in love with a musician was an extraordinary adventure and for months I reveled in every moment. People were engaging and hilarious and artistic and political and just so cool. I met two cousins I didn’t even know existed and finally felt like… Read more »

Pain, Literary Theory & A New Cat

The first time I met my cat, Sadie, she bit me twice. I was visiting her at the shelter, a week before taking her home. She hid in her bed for a long time before coming out for introductions. After she rubbed her head on my wrist a few times, she presented her ears for… Read more »