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 [...]

Visiting Ottawa

I had some free time between shifts at work just before my mini winter vacation in December and decided to use it to go visit R.L. in Ottawa!   Obviously, we got to baking right away. I had brought some vegan baked goods with me but one cannot do with only one cookie for oneself [...]

Being Cognizant: Celebrating the 5-Year Veggiversary!

A series about the ways I work towards being cognizant through decisions that make me more mentally engaged with various facets of my day-to-day life. Cognizance (noun): Awareness, realization, notice, knowledge, perception. — On March 1st, I celebrated five years since I started following a veg*an lifestyle! I am not perfectly inside one dietary box, in [...]

Big Valley Jamboree 2014

Two weeks after my inaugural music festival experience, I found myself making another 3-hour road trip towards another weekend filled with musical entertainment; this time, it was from Calgary to Camrose, and it was all about the country music.It was also a lot flatter than B.C.'s Pemberton.After 45 minutes of futile pumping of an air [...]

#PembyFest: The Ressurrection

Two weekends ago, I had the exciting experience of being an attendee at the comeback-year for the Pemberton Music Festival! My first music festival experience.While I missed almost the entire opening night's lineup of artists (including Nine Inch Nails and Cage the Elephant), I was able to catch some serious bass at Bass Camp stage, [...]