Grief is a Tricksey Hobbit.

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.

Photoshoot Adventures: Cullen Gardens with Nick of Artanis Collective.

Last Thursday night, I got to hang out with a great friend from high school and take some pictures. It was as hot as the Amazon and we got attacked by ants while trying to find a spot for me to stand in this really lovely overgrown flower patch, but it was totally worth it. … Continue reading Photoshoot Adventures: Cullen Gardens with Nick of Artanis Collective.

Book Eight? I don’t know.

If you know me at all, then you know that I'm the resident Harry Potter nerd in most of my different (sometimes intersecting) friend groups. I was the founder and President (Chapter Organizer) of The Wilfrid Laurier University chapter of The Harry Potter Alliance for four years. I both participated in and taught a Medieval … Continue reading Book Eight? I don’t know.

Life is What Happens When… Well, you know the rest.

Well, it's been far too long since my last post. Sorry about that, friends. I'm mostly saying sorry to myself because I promised I would do better to keep up with writing. But it's okay. I'm here now and I'm writing, so I feel a little better about it. I'm working on making sure I … Continue reading Life is What Happens When… Well, you know the rest.

Photoshoot Adventures: 90’s Vibes with Twin Studios in Oshawa.

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 Uninvited Houseguest.

Most people who know me know that I'm mentally ill. I'm usually not embarrassed to talk about it, or to share my experiences with anyone who cares to ask. The only way to change how the world sees people who are mentally ill is to be loud about our experiences and how we need to … Continue reading The Uninvited Houseguest.

Photoshoot Adventures: Bridal Boudoir with Madison Rose Photography at Cambridge Mill

Back in April after months of planning and scheming, I was able to get together with my beautiful friend Madison and an incredible creative team for a bridal boudoir styled photoshoot. Here is a sneak peek at some of the incredible images from the day. For more photos, check out Madison's blog. It was such … Continue reading Photoshoot Adventures: Bridal Boudoir with Madison Rose Photography at Cambridge Mill

Apollo is the best (seriously): Rick Riordan’s ‘The Hidden Oracle’

*****WARNING: SPOILERS FOR THE TRIALS OF APOLLO: THE HIDDEN ORACLE BELOW. IF YOU HAVE NOT YET READ IT AND DON'T WANT ANYTHING TO BE SPOILED, DO NOT PROCEED READING THIS POST.***** For as long as I can remember, I have loved ancient mythology. Greece, Rome, Egypt, India, Persia, Briton, you name it. I was a … Continue reading Apollo is the best (seriously): Rick Riordan’s ‘The Hidden Oracle’

Baby, baby, baby, OOOOH.

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.

Closet Cosplay: Princess Leia for May the 4th

As I've mentioned a number of times here on the blog, I am a massive Star Wars fan. Star Wars was my first love, being the first "real" movies I was allowed to watch when I was a pretty little kid. The first movie I ever saw at the cinema was Episode I: The Phantom … Continue reading Closet Cosplay: Princess Leia for May the 4th