If you follow me on Instagram, you'll know that over the 40 days of Lent, rather than giving something up as a mode of fasting, my friend Jess and I came up with the idea to spend our 40 Days of reflection sharing things that encourage and inspire us, people we love, art, music... Just … Continue reading A Grateful Heart is a Happy Heart: Thoughts about Lent and International Women’s Day.
Hello dear reader. If you came here looking for romantic advice, I'm sorry but you have come to absolutely the wrong place. I'm not the best person to ask those kinds of questions. And I would say that I'm sorry to have used a clickbait title to get you here but it wouldn't be true, … Continue reading How to Fall in Love.
It's true - grief is just like death; a thief in the night. Actually, it's more like an open wound that has mostly healed and is pretty itchy and you scratch it every once in a while as a reminder that it's there and to get some relief. And then it hasn't been itchy in … Continue reading Grief is a Tricksey Hobbit.
A couple of weeks ago I was able to get together with Annesha Adams, the creative mastermind behind Twin Studios, and Lois Wang, a fellow model. The three of us connected through Facebook, and after weeks and weeks of planning we were finally able to get together to capture some photos. Annesha wanted to go … Continue reading Photoshoot Adventures: 90’s Vibes with Twin Studios in Oshawa.
The next month or so is going to be absolutely rife with excitement. It started this weekend, with a housewarming party and a baby shower. One of my bosom friends just bought his first place! Bought it! Purchased a home! A place to live!!!!! That he bought himself!!!! I'm not sure when we became grown-ups, … Continue reading Baby, baby, baby, OOOOH.
After an overwhelming week, it's healing for the soul to spend time with people you love.
I'm currently sitting in a Starbucks in Toronto waiting to meet a friend. I'm finding myself feeling very... sad, today. A week ago today, I was meeting up with two of my bosom friends from elementary/high school for dinner, looking forward to being able to catch up with them and find out more about the … Continue reading On the Outside of Grief: Not knowing what to say is the worst.
One of the hardest things about leaving university and moving back to my home town has been the distance between me and my friends. Everyone is scattered all over the province, doing new things, moving on to the next part of their life. And it is nearly impossible to collect everyone together into one place. … Continue reading Friendship and Realizations.