A Christmas Reveal

I haven’t shared this with anyone—not even my mother—even though my friend Shevaun shared it with me without hesitation, and her Auntie Joanie has shared it with countless others. Selfish, I know, but it was my ticket to fame in Cowichan. For Christmas, what better is there to give than this?

The Fairest (Santa) of Them All

With a Santa poised in every mall corridor, school gym, community parade, and craft fair, it’s no wonder my kids are scared of the Big Man In Red. Every time they see him, he looks different. Sometimes he knows their names; sometimes he doesn’t. Sometimes he gives them a present; sometimes he doesn’t. This passive-aggressive behaviour makes him very unpredictable. (more…)