ONE WEEK ON THE ROAD

by Alessandra Naccarato — DEPARTURE: Salt Spring Island, BC My cat did not do a very good job of saying goodbye. She slid past my legs and ran into the garden, up a tree. My partner did a better job. Walked me down the hill to the ferry. There’s something … [click for more]

READYING FOR THE ROAD

notes to self before departure  — by Alessandra Naccarato   Remember the first time you did this: Five years back, in thunderstruck winter, Montreal. It seemed like anything would be better than another month of unaffordable hydro, windows covered in frost, nights spent at Snack & Blues just trying to … [click for more]