Decision leads to a life worth living – Article in the Packet and Times, Orillia, Canada
They pulled over on the side of the road and looked into each other’s eyes. Don’t go back, Gaia Orion said to her husband, don’t go back to the factory. Spending the next 30 years in a job that didn’t mean anything, that was only a means of putting food on the table was scarier than the thought of walking away, of having no plans and three small children to feed.
They’d never been afraid of life. Gaia had always possessed an underlying certainty that things would work out. Read more
Kate Grigg, the author of the article is an artist and writer who grew up in Orillia and tells stories of local people in her weekly column.