When we first moved into our home about 4 years ago, one of the neighbors across the street, who we came to know as Colleen, kept letting her dog, Oreo, use our front yard and porch as his "relief" area. No joke, it would be on our sidewalk and porch and she would leave it!…Read more Love Thy Neighbor
Recently, I was asked to be a guest contributor to the travel blog NextStop24. This site is incredible and it allows other travelers to leave reviews on places they have visited so that other people can see if that place is somewhere they would like to explore. Such a cool concept, right?! You should definitely…Read more 6 Tips for Traveling on a Budget
This is me. I'm not as bad as I've been and I'm not as good as I'm going to get. I'm basically just here. Trying to find my place in an evolving world where it seems that everyone is changing who they are for reasons they feel they need to annotate. We seek out ways to illustrate and…Read more This Kind of Crazy.
"Our lives are one big puzzle. We don't know how many pieces we've got, There are people that fit in quite nicely, And people who try but do not. We're constantly adding more pieces, All the memories of things we've been through, We add laughter and tears and adventure, And the lessons we've learnt to…Read more Puzzles
Over a week ago, we sold an old entertainment center that we built to a guy off of Craigslist. I know--we're crazy. We are aware. Anyway, we had been texting for a while about the piece and when he finally came to pick it up he mentioned how impressed he was that we built it…Read more More Than My Sexuality.
"You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile, the world goes on.…Read more Wild Geese
On Easter morning of this year, my Grandma left this Earth to continue her soulful journey. Since I can remember, she has written each of us letters in our birthday cards. So, instead of writing about my grandma in this post, I’d like to take a moment to write her a letter. Dear Grandma, It’s still…Read more To My Sweet Grandma
We had just finished dinner at The Old Spaghetti Factory downtown Toronto with some friends. Which, I must say, is amazingly delicious. If you've never been and you're a sucker for pasta (like me), it is a must! I'd suggest going in hungry....well, that's dumb...if you're going to dinner, you're hungry. But I mean, like maybe…Read more Giving Out of Abundance
"Are you going to church?" Let me let you in on a little secret--I haven't been to church in over 3 years. I know, I know. For anyone who is already thinking, "Oh this poor soul...", I encourage you to keep reading. Actually, I insist. For my entire life, I've grown up with Christian values and beliefs. I…Read more Discover Your Own Truth.
Dear You, I know that we don’t know each other, but I wanted to write you a letter. A letter of encouragement. A letter of hope. This world that we live in is quietly, yet abruptly, crashing down around us and in this ever changing society, I believe that it is up to us to build…Read more Believe in Humanity.