Sequoia Spring Issue Launch Party

Hooray, it’s almost here! We have approved our spring issue proof and our magazines are heading into printing and binding this week! We spent countless hours working on our spring magazine in the past couple of months. From content writing, to photo shoots, to layout design, to interviews, it’s all been put together and weContinue reading “Sequoia Spring Issue Launch Party”

December Issue: now available for pre-order

We’re excited to announce that Sequoia’s first issue will be a printed magazine! Although it was originally only supposed to be a digital magazine, the wheels got into motion after hours spent in InDesign working on the layout this past month. It’s a bit of a risk to commit to print this early on, butContinue reading “December Issue: now available for pre-order”

On Rejection

I came home today, and wept. My eyes are still a little blurry, and I know that they are still drooping down in a sad expression. My mouth is fixed in a slight grimace and I’m pretty sure I’m deepening the “sad wrinkles” on my face. Rejection is weighing down on me. Somehow, in anContinue reading “On Rejection”

On Learning Together

This past summer, Darryl and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary. My parents had our kids for two days and two nights so that Darryl and I could enjoy our traditional, short stay-cation. We just had the best time as we explored Winnipeg and the surrounding area. Each year, Darryl and I try new restaurants.Continue reading “On Learning Together”

On Lying

As I was brushing my teeth the other day, my boys burst into the bathroom. My youngest asked, “Mom, what is the difference between lying and changing your mind”? I looked down at their “innocent” faces, and I instantly knew this was a loaded question. In that moment, I was sort of proud of them.Continue reading “On Lying”

Nettie Goertzen

Today I was blessed. I did something that I really value, but rarely find the time to do. As we drove up to the familiar home, I wondered how I could bless and be a blessing to my friend. Friend doesn’t seem like quite the right word – Auntie? Grandma? – someone that I deeplyContinue reading “Nettie Goertzen”