Michelle Hauser


  • Michelle Hauser

    Michelle Hauser is an award-winning freelance columnist and freelance writer. Her work includes contributions to The National Post, The Globe and Mail, The Kingston Whig-Standard and numerous other publications. She and her husband, Mark, live in Napanee, Ont., with their son Joseph, and worship at St. Mary Magdalene. She can be reached at [email protected]

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In praise of restraint

The folder is labelled “Emails I didn’t send to the Principal.” It contains one unsent message: a rant about leprechauns and St. Patrick and, Why so much of the former and so little of the latter?

Digital Detox 5

“God as the ‘greatest search engine of all’ is next on my list of metaphors upon which to meditate.” Photo: Jack Z Young Each passing

Digital detox 4: Be still I will

“It was because of the rampant, unchecked expansion of the role the Internet played in my life that on the eve of Ash Wednesday I

Learning to speak Anglican

Photo: Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com “Now that’s a Lambeth of an idea!” exclaimed the bishop. This led to a hearty round of knee-slapping and head-tossing

” On day four of my digital detox-I went on a desperate search for the ancient artifact. I found our phone book buried underneath a 1999 Sony Disc Man.” Photo: Michal Mrozek

Digital Detox 2: Hello, it’s me.

“Is that a bible?” my son asked. “No,” I replied, “it’s a phone book.” Last Saturday morning-on day four of my digital detox-I went on

How had the Internet gotten such a hold on me? Photo: Warren Goldswain

Lenten diary: A digital detox

On the eve of Ash Wednesday, sliding further down the slippery slope of losing all faith in humanity, I exited the Internet browser and shut

The not-so-merry Christmas

“If we were going to chart a course toward a more meaningful Christmas…we would need to do it together.” Photo: Dmitriy Shironosov I could barely

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