Over the last few months, I have been really craving family time. Last week, the three of us packed up the car and escaped Toronto to visit Adam's family in Kingston. I didn't realize just how much I was missing this in my life. I haven't seen my own parents in over 6 months (and counting). And even though our government says we are allowed to build a circle of up to 10 people, the decision to do so, comes with a lot of risks. Not only are my parents seniors, but . . .
Happy Friday everyone! I am very happy to be back and sharing some of the things I'm loving right now. This week, I am all about my new Unicorn-inspired Tye-Dye Hoodie from "Colours For Covid". Colours for Covid is a local charitable project that was started by my friend, Logan Lass! I got to speak with Logan about this amazing initiative and I hope you enjoy learning about how she is giving back to her community during the Covid-19 crisis. Meet Logan Lass, Founder of . . .
Welcome back to my blog! It has been exactly 6 months since my last post, an open letter to myself, expressing my hopes, dreams and goals for the year. At the time, this seemed like a good idea. Well, six months have passed and it is safe to say, so far, 2020 has been completely facocta (a fancy Yiddish word for shit-storm). Between a global pandemic, tragic deaths in the hundreds of thousands, and racial injustice, let me be completely honest with you when I say it has been . . .
Dear 2020 me, We need to talk because there are some things you need to know. Around this time last year, we welcomed 2019 with a set of highly ambitious list of life goals. But life had other plans. I learned many things in 2019. Some things made me be a better human. Some things challenged my personal views, values and beliefs. Some things I had to fight through. Some things were just at best, messy. Yes, 2019 could very well be summed up as “not your greatest . . .
I remember hearing somewhere that the trick to finding something to write about is to hold on to the idea until the words can’t stay contained inside of you anymore. Well. Today is that day. Words are overflowing. Emotions are running high. But mostly nerves. It’s been seven months since I last posted anything here. What. The. Actual. Fuck. I apologize for the strong language but really? How has so much time gone by? Wait. No. I retract that apology. I'm not . . .