Not Far from the Tree

I was around 11 or 12 when the recession in the nineties began. My parents, who had their own graphic design business with their main source of income from federal government contracts, suddenly found themselves phased out of departmental budgets.

Not Far from the Tree

I was around 11 or 12 when the recession in the nineties began. My parents, who had their own graphic design business with their main source of income from federal government contracts, suddenly found themselves phased out of departmental budgets.

Raw Kale Salad

My first attempt at cooking with raw kale, although “cooking” is a loose term in this recipe. We’ve been having the kind of heatwave in Toronto that leaves your shoulders scorched and everyone panting for a table at one of

Raw Kale Salad

My first attempt at cooking with raw kale, although “cooking” is a loose term in this recipe. We’ve been having the kind of heatwave in Toronto that leaves your shoulders scorched and everyone panting for a table at one of

In the Bag

While I’d never look into another woman’s handbag, I love blog posts where people post the contents of their lives, i.e. their purses or their apartments, etc. Even though I know there is something a bit artificial about the notion

In the Bag

While I’d never look into another woman’s handbag, I love blog posts where people post the contents of their lives, i.e. their purses or their apartments, etc. Even though I know there is something a bit artificial about the notion

In Times of Need

As a writer and graduate student, my income is extremely erratic and misleading. At certain times of the year, thousands of dollars appear from scholarships and student loans, and this amount, like a camel’s hump, often needs to sustain me

In Times of Need

As a writer and graduate student, my income is extremely erratic and misleading. At certain times of the year, thousands of dollars appear from scholarships and student loans, and this amount, like a camel’s hump, often needs to sustain me

What’s in a name

When I registered bumperharvest as a blog and email account years ago, I envisioned it as a name for a company where I would sell online the various output of my craft projects over the years. I’ve knitted gifts for

What’s in a name

When I registered bumperharvest as a blog and email account years ago, I envisioned it as a name for a company where I would sell online the various output of my craft projects over the years. I’ve knitted gifts for