Posts by Korie

When I Just Need the Pieces to Fit

When I Just Need the Pieces to Fit

I have a table designed specifically for jigsaw puzzling. I won it years ago, quite by happenstance, at a silent...

Hitting a Grand Slam with My Dad

Hitting a Grand Slam with My Dad

My dad didn’t go to church. He drove us every Sunday, dropped us off and faithfully picked us up. But...

Only in Canada!

Only in Canada!

Last summer I had the opportunity to attend a family wedding in the Toronto area. It was a godsend in...

The Importance of (Nick)names

The Importance of (Nick)names

I grew up spelling my name. Every first day of school, I would sit in class with my heart beating...

It’s a Sign: 50 Years Later

It’s a Sign: 50 Years Later

In the continuing and occasional series around my fixation with signs, this one highlights the Summer of Love exhibit in San...

Sisterhood of the Traveling Orange Towel

Sisterhood of the Traveling Orange Towel

In August of 2007, I traveled to Italy with my two cousins, Lisa and Kim, and my “adopted” sister, Sharon....

Not Quite the Tattoo I Had in Mind

Not Quite the Tattoo I Had in Mind

I’ve always wanted a tattoo. It’s been on my bucket list for years. And I knew there needed to be...

My Magical Story-Telling Christmas Tree

My Magical Story-Telling Christmas Tree

I have a magical Christmas tree. It may look like your typical store-bought, artificial tree with pre-lit lights, but that...

Bumps, Humps & Lumps: My Road to Slowing the F*&# Down

Bumps, Humps & Lumps: My Road to Slowing the F*&# Down

I was a timid driver at 16. I remember driving into the neighborhood strip mall and not being able to...

Just Say “Yes”

Just Say “Yes”

It often takes more courage to contemplate a “yes,” than live with an automatic “no.” What can you say yes...

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