Weekend Getaways: Why They Matter

We all dream of the long, luxiuriant trip abroad. 7 blissful days of work-free, concentrated fun in the sun. Or fun in the rainforest, or desert, or island. Wherever. As long as it’s a certain length of time away from the harsh demands of our busy realities, we are happy. Down-trodden office workers even dream of year-long escapes where they can backpack and bartend their … Continue reading Weekend Getaways: Why They Matter

Here’s what to expect when leaving a small town for a big city.

So what am I doing here? On this blog. In this city. I’m still figuring it out. I had a comfortable, albeit staid, life in Ottawa which I could have continued if I had wanted. But I didn’t want that. To stay where my feet were comfortable but where my soul was uneasy. So I moved. I left a city of friends and family and … Continue reading Here’s what to expect when leaving a small town for a big city.