Positive Impact

A candid chat about making a positive impact in our daily lives and what that can look like.

Wedding Wednesday: Finding a Venue

Researching venues in Calgary is a nightmare, but it was especially hard because I couldn’t figure out what kind of wedding I wanted. But then we found a winner.

Wedding Wednesday: Getting Engaged

This is how the day of my engagement went down. And how I found myself in a position to plan a wedding – my own, in fact. Craziness, I tell you. Craziness!

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 […]

Unintended results of design decisions

I was part of a panel last week, and although it was scary (as usual) to speak in front of an audience, it was a really fascinating discussion. These are some thoughts I have about it.

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 […]

Let’s Not Be Bullies

I was in the car going home and I tiredly remarked, “When will life become something steady?” Within an hour or so, the feeling passed. I didn’t sign up for a safe life. I’ve always done things things a bit..differently? weirdly? I don’t always do things people agree with. Actually, I can usually be found […]