At some point I stopped loving who I was when I stayed the same so I started thinking of myself as constantly transient. In every moment, I’ve decided, I can choose to be anyone I want to be, and I can be fabulous. I often picture my energy as a spark radiating out of body, … More I am not temporary
When you move cities, it can be hard to make new friends. When I was a kid in the school system, making new friends after a move was not too tricky because I was placed immediately into a classroom of 30 other kids my age. I met my best friend the day after my family’s … More 3 Tips for Making New Friends!
1) Imagine the fronts of cars are faces:
I bet you’ve done this one before– the headlights are the eyes, the bumper’s a mouth or mustache… … More 10 Things that Will Make You Smile
There’s a girl beside me
In the bus shelter outside the mall.
She has pink hair and muddied
Hiking boots and she’s gently biting at her nails. … More Outside the mall at 9:30
And stretching in the sun of her childhood, she decided that everything was going to be okay. The picture of a misty park in New Zealand that her penpal had sent her was on her mind, and she thought about how she was sitting there with the whole upper-floor palace of the large-windowed building on … More Subtly braless and listening to Sufjan Stevens
“Changing what counts as acceptable public behaviour is one of the ways you go about changing prevailing attitudes; ask anyone who still smokes cigarettes.”- Deborah Cameron (Verbal Hygiene, 143) … More Verbal Hygiene
vegan ◦ salt-free ◦ oil-free
Featuring homemade tzatziki recipe from Straight Up Food. Today was one of those warm days in the midst of winter that reminds you what spring is like. … More Cheery Winter Yam Fries! (and homemade tzatziki dip)
Here are four additions I’m making to my lifestyle for a fulfilling 2017…body, spirit & mind! Most of these are a long time coming and I’m glad to put them into action this new year. 1.) More winter sports snowy walks skating & skiing! reconnecting with nature It’s been too long since I’ve enjoyed the winter through walks in … More 4 life upgrades in 2017!
Christmas spread a bright, peaceful blanket all across the city. The bouncy snow and fluffy pines rang with joyful silence that seemed to wash all things heavy from the city. I hope everyone felt this blissful presence. I’m finding it hard to write of Christmas because it seemed to arrive so abruptly. I was simply … More Bright Christmas