Kate.

Past My past life was what you might call ‘typically corporate’. I lived in downtown Toronto, worked a full-time brand management job, which I spent two hours commuting to every day. I worked hard, long hours, brought my dog to work with me, skated on a synchronized skating team in my spare time and was …

Shannon.

“How are you?” friends would ask and I’d inevitably answer “busy.” Sorry I’m so late getting back to you, sorry we haven’t made plans for coffee yet. Things are hectic. Ugh, I forgot about whatever theme day it is at school. Yikes, I’m late again! Busy is the new normal right?This is a story about …

ella’s pizza.

Ella Carruthers ran the pizza shop in town.  I remember stopping in with my parents to place an order.  Her shop was a tiny little building that sat on Front Street.  It was always busy with people coming in and out. I don’t remember Ella as a frail little lady.  She was hardworking and didn’t …