Home and the Holidays

Almost two months after my return home for the holidays, I look back on that week as a dream of sorts - it felt oh-so-normal to be back, but now it's as though I never was. It was as though I had never been gone as soon as the plane touched down, and thus began [...]

Poland: Katowice

An incredibly stressful sprint to the airport took me from Brussels to Warsaw, where I stayed for the night before heading to my final major destination: Katowice! I will admit to having lost my emotional composure multiple times between Brussels and Warsaw, and then again more intensely between Warsaw and Katowice - misinterpreting which airport [...]


My family moved to a new house recently, after staying in our previous home for nearly 13 years. I was having a lot of trouble wrapping my head around this significant change, particularly due to its being plunked right in the midst of many other changes happening simultaneously. Up until the move, I had been [...]

Catching Up

The last month has been full of family, travel, work and, of course, food. Where to begin?Summer sunsets.Belated birthday outings, featuring friendship witha side of veggie burgers and vegetable chips.Canada Day relaxation.A necessary 3AM trip to The Naam.Drive-in dates!Summer time BBQs of veggiedogs and tofu kabobs!Mischievous kittens.Birthday sushi fun times!Riverside chats.Young entrepreneurial-themed discussions overnewly-discovered (and huge) vegan breakfast [...]