“I don’t go east of Yonge” is a phrase I hear all too often. But what people don’t realize is there’s a whole other part of the city they are missing out on! The east is home to countless beautiful neighbourhoods – including my beloved Riverdale. Riverdale is full of parks, funky restaurants, and little […]Read More The Best Of Riverdale
The average Torontonian spends 96 minutes on the TTC every day. I don’t spend quite that much, but definitely enough. Here are a few of the things I enjoy seeing. 1. During rush hour, everyone is a parent The TTC is not cute between 8:15 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. But you know what is cute? […]Read More 5 Things I Enjoy Seeing On The Subway
Summing up travel is always difficult. I usually come home thinking about how THAT was the best place I’ve ever been (especially if I’m coming back to a Canadian winter). Next, I’ll often begin to devise a plan on how to go back as soon as possible. After that, I’ll continue to post #TakeMeBack photos […]Read More Trips & Time: Highlights from Nicaragua
Beginnings are the most important part of any story. It doesn’t matter the scenario or situation. The beginning is what we always put the most emphasis on. In new articles, stories, even in our own personal relationships. We love to ask the question, “how long have you known each other?” or, “how did you folks […]Read More Why can’t we ever find the beginning of the end of a story?
Writer’s block! It’s funny how it only seems to come up when I really feel like writing. I tried to write on a variety of *important* topics this evening, but it just wasn’t in the cards. So I apologize for the self-centered post. Here are just a few things I’m into right now… 1. Book City […]Read More 5 Things I’m into right now
The English language has more words than most languages. But I feel as though there are so many things I’ve felt or experienced that simply can’t be put into words. I started thinking about this more when a close friend told me about the Danish word “hygge.” Hygge means being cozy, feeling at home, sitting […]Read More A list of things that should have words but don’t
I don’t consider myself to be a creative person. I consider painters, musicians, designers and many others to be creative but certainly not me. I write simply and clearly. But creatively? Probably not. There are so many writers that are truly creative and tell beautiful stories. It would be an accomplishment to actually come up […]Read More How to be creative when you’re not actually creative