Photo by K. Mitch Hodge on Unsplash. Because I come across as a tough and stubborn bitch, people will be surprised to learn that I sometimes get blue. The sad and heavy weight of depression is something I am very familiar with. Over the course of my life, it is something that has cropped up … Continue reading February Blues
Photos by Jenn Stone. Everyone loves to go to the beach in the summer when the sun is shining and the air is warm. Most people avoid it in the winter unless, of course, the landscape is in your blood. Lawrencetown Beach is in my blood. It is just over five minutes from my house. … Continue reading The Beach In Winter
Photo by Jude Beck on Unsplash It's February. The month when couples have fourteen days to try to find the perfect way to express their undying love for each other. I guarantee most people will still be figuring it out on the 13th. If nothing else, they will buy a card. Who's idea was all … Continue reading Skip The Card… Buy The Wine
Photo by Mateusz Buda on Unsplash. There are no sidewalks in my neighbourhood and that's the way I like it. It is outside the city. I am not a person who is fond of concrete. I go for a walk around this neighbourhood almost every day. There is still an abundance of trees, including … Continue reading I Love How My Neighbourhood Reflects Individual Freedom
Photo: Jenn Stone. Before takeout became so convenient and easy; and before takeout containers started to pile up in landfills and destroy the planet, people cooked weekday dinners. They had no choice. There wasn't takeout joints on every corner or Uber Eats to bring food straight to our door. Pizza was one of the … Continue reading The Lost Art Of Cooking Weekday Dinners
Photo by Cristina Zaragoza on Unsplash. Is this Narcissistic? A question I ask myself every time I publish a blog post. Every time I throw my thoughts and feelings out into the world for others to read and occasionally comment on. At the rate of one post per week for the past while, I have … Continue reading Is This Narcissistic?
Why a former grade-four kid who bawled her eyes out on stage in front of a entire gymnasium full of parents and students during a school concert wanted to sing is beyond me. This is the same student who hyperventilated and vomited before each mandatory public speaking class in university. It is the author who … Continue reading When You Gotta Sing