Positive Impact

Over the years, I've chatted, guided, helped, and worked with many friends. It is always an honour and definitely flattering. I love helping people and I've done it in a lot of different capacities. The concept of giving back is quite prevalent in my family, whether through charity donations, volunteering, or simply helping. The 40 hours […]

Life should be like lasagna

I made lasagna today, the traditional version (aka without ricotta/cottage cheese). And as I was making the meat sauce, I thought, Life should be like lasagna: easy to make but so rich and so intense looking. This is, of course, wishful thinking, or perhaps a matter of perspective. I know plenty of people who would disagree […]

Half a face of makeup

I woke up today and decided that I would not, in fact, start my work day by hauling my computer into bed and working in my pajamas for the first couple hours. I would get up like a responsible adult and get dressed for work. What does that mean exactly? It means putting on clothes I […]

2017 Annual Review

What a year. While I was living the year, I didn’t feel like I accomplished much or that anything particularly big happened. Then I sat down and thought about it. What. A. Year. January January was gentle. Getting into the swing of things. Getting ready for a trip. Starting Pandemic Legacy with friends. Coding. Baking […]

Fresh Perspectives

I'm sitting at my desk and facing an entirely new direction. Why? I changed the configuration of my room significantly. I'm not quite done with the space part of my revamp, but it's getting there. I'll write about it once it's done. Maybe next week? In the meantime, facing a new direction has me thinking […]

Creating Consistency

A candid conversation about consistency (or the lack thereof) and its impact in my personal life. Also, what I’m doing to address it. This also counts as a comeback to the blog, and as my first actual post in 2017.

How to Buy a Fall Coat

Pick a maximum of 3 non-negotiable criterion for your coat. I chose 1) either red or blue, but preferably red, 2) Can’t have that buttons to the side style because my old coat was like that and I’m bored with that look and 3) under $100 but if I really love it, then a stretch […]