I’ve made a very conscious choice to wear faults and failings, as I do my triumphs and adventures, on my sleeve. Sharing thoughts, experiences and feelings with the world; online and often, is commonplace for me. At worst, it opens me up to judgment and scrutiny from strangers and haters. At best it opens up … More Living Life Out Loud and Feeling a Bit Exposed…
I’d like to talk about friendship. The best place to start, I think, would be to openly and publicly acknowledge how fortunate I feel daily, considering what a huge pain in the ass I can be, to have the friends I do. We are surrounded by a multitude of absolutely amazing, supportive, honest, kind, interesting, … More Random Friday Insights on Friendship
One of the coolest things to come of our impending celebration renewal of vows (currently a week away) is the reminiscing. My flatmate from a semester I studied at the University of Calgary has taken a very rare break from her work to come down and join us for the party. After being stopped by … More Fish and Chips, Funny Quips, Memory Lane Trips, and… What Kind of Pics?
I haven’t read an article quite so confronting since the article that prompted me to write a blog that included a picture of myself inebriated in Fiji wearing little more than a mini-skirt and leopard print bra. That article was about the shocking self-hatred and body image issues that have perpetuated in women for generations. … More My Response to a Fantastic Article on Calling Women Crazy
This time last year we were traveling all around North and South America with my family, my best friend and his family. Have been missing them, and remembering what an absolute comfort it was to share the adventure with them and the handful of friends we made that trip. At least we will see them … More Reflective NY Blog from Somewhere in the Middle of the Tasman Sea