As I ring in my 48th year today, I find myself truly cherishing this place in my life.


B-Day gift from my oldest daughter. I love her artwork. 

When A Student Paints Your Portrait

One of my Grade 8 creative writing students painted my portrait and delivered it to me before our session today.

It may be one of the sweetest gifts I’ve ever received from one of my budding authors (and, apparently, illustrators).


by Joanna Fu