MICHELL MCMILLAN is the former Assistant-Director of Guelph Museums and Owner of Ki Design. She is now retired and doing what she loves most – writing and gardening. She has studied writing with Melinda Burns, Lorraine Gane, Brian Henry and the International Writing Program of the University of Iowa. From 2003 to 2012 she published TongRen, the quarterly journal of the Canadian Taiijquan Federation. Her poems and essays have been published in Art Ascent, Rhapsody, Guelph Speaks, TongRen, and Vox feminarum. She has written a privately commissioned biography and is presently working on a literary memoir.