The adventures of a curious 3-year-old

Fridays with Fitz

I’ve written my first children’s book!

Fridays with Fitz follows the real adventures of a curious 3-year-old boy and his grandparents. It’s about inter-generational relationships, connection and what it means to be a family.​  

Tracey Wimperly

Stories, Poems and Musings
from a
Curious Mind

Welcome to my website! If you’re a curious sort, you’ve landed on the right page. Because so am I!

For those who followed my previous blog, “Trace of Whimsy,” what you’ve stumbled across here is its sequel—an evolution of sorts. I’m stoked to once again share my writing, insights, humour, and take-on-things-in-general with you through my blog—and more.

And to new curiosity-seekers, welcome!

Writer. Storyteller. Poet.

Tracey Wimperly

So, what’s different or new?

Call Me Curious captures my new, expanded approach to creative expression. A medley of stories—humorous, provocative and polemic—is what you can continue to expect with my blog. Check out some of my older blogs, too—my favourites and reader-faves.

I’ve been pursuing other forms of writing and expression from poetry to children’s books and lyrics.

Curious? If so, I invite you to take a few moments to browse through the pages on my site.


Read My Blogs

When your surgeon says, “I have some bad news”

When your surgeon says, “I have some bad news”

A disembodied voice was softly but insistently speaking. “Mrs. Wimperly? Mrs. Wimperly?” I struggled to open my eyes and fought to focus through the thick lingering fog of anesthetic. I could just make out a canvas of blue. Where was I? In the sky? Adrift on an ocean?...

What do yoga and making appetizers have in common?

What do yoga and making appetizers have in common?

I have a confession and once I type the words they’ll be out there and you know, be real. And because the world could use more honesty and less fake news, I’m just going to fess up and deal with the blowback. Here goes: I don’t like yoga. I know I should like it, but...

The gift of curiosity – and socks

The gift of curiosity – and socks

I’m curious about reading socks. Like how they came to be a thing. Anticipating that remaining a brick and mortar store that only sold books would be story with a dire ending, Chapters Indigo diversified a few years ago. They still sell books, but you have to thread...


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Passion is rare; curiosity is everyday.

~Elizabeth Gilbert