Category: Personal

Oh, hey

Well... it's been a while. Like, nearly five months. Although I'd planned to let myself have a bit of a break, I hadn't thought it would be quite this long. So where have I been? Well, simply put, I got a little burned out on the whole blogging thing. What started as a fun pastime ...

Just My Luck

Last week, I got a brief respite from my crazy work schedule to spend some time with Fiona. We spent Thursday evening at East Love, a fundraiser for the Red Door Family Shelter here in Toronto. The event included a raffle, for which they were only selling a limited number of tickets. Those who purchased ...

Knitting as Meditation

I first learned to knit back in 2007. I was working my first job after graduation, and I was looking to make friends. There was a group of women in the department who'd started a knitting club. They were really cool--and I really wanted to hang with them--so I decided to join. The first time ...

Mini Break

I've decided to take a mini break from blogging this week. My day job is insane right now, so I'll be putting in lots of extra hours there. To make sure that I have balance in the rest of my life, I need to step away briefly. I'll be back to my regular posting schedule ...

Um, I Was Talking

It's a running joke in my family how much I hate being interrupted. You might think it's not something that would come up that often, but my Dad has a bad habit of pointing out a bird in the backyard when someone's mid-sentence. He doesn't mean to do it; he just gets really excited about ...

Dealing With Bad Days After Depression

Bad days suck. But when you're recovering from depression, they can seem downright scary.

Dorm Days Nostalgia

Watching the premiere of Grown-ish last week (which is EXCELLENT, and if you haven't seen it yet, DROP EVERYTHING WATCH IT... as soon as you're done reading this post), I got really nostalgic for my first year of University. Living in a dorm was a big change for me. As an only child, I'd never shared ...