Writing the Renaissance of Water Street feature. For a few blissful weeks last spring, I vividly remembered what it was like to be a 21-year-old Trent student living on her own in a loft apartment on my favorite street in downtown Peterborough.
Walking into a tattoo parlour (Mike’s Tattoo) for the first time ever to do a story for kawarthaNOW and, a few weeks later, getting inked.
Nearly one year after we tweeted a photo of the two of us sitting together at Le Petit Bar with the caption, “It’s official”, people still think Elliott Burton and I are engaged.
Winning “Best Writer” at the 2013 Peter Tweeter Awards.
Giving my acceptance speech at the 2013 Peter Tweeter Awards, where I told a room full of people — many of whom I do not know personally — that I was so addicted to Instagram, it had replaced sex.
Having the iconic Tom Wilson LIKE my photo on Instagram.
After saying it on air during Pete and Catherine’s morning show on Kruz FM and repeatedly tweeting it countless times since, my mother calling me and asking me did I #droptheneedle yet today.
Having the opportunity to interview Rob Steinman on the NO PARKWAY dispute and witnessing first-hand his passion and commitment to protecting something he deems sacred, not only for himself and our community, but for generations to come.
After hearing Dan Fewings singing the Mother’s Day song on KRUZ FM, my girls started referring to me as “Mother of the Year.”
Watching Scott and Nollie Wood transform Ferguson’s Dry Cleaners into the Ashburnham Ale House in East City.
Having Pete Dalliday refer to me on air as “Kawartha Carol”.
Hearing Jian Ghomeshi call my friend and artist Jeff Macklin by his twitter handle @jacksoncreek, during the CBC radio host’s book signing for 1982 at Showplace.
Remembering and honouring the always gracious and charismatic Judy Heffernan, who was taken from her family and friends far too soon. She was loved and is missed by so many in our community.