2016 · About Me · Blogging · Friendship · Music · Writing

Give My Regards to Broadway!

My high school had a great theatre program and the kids who took part in our productions were talented.  In grade nine one of my close friends and I decided to audition for the school musical. *I’ll call her J just in case she doesn’t want her name out there in the wide world. Before I tell you… Continue reading Give My Regards to Broadway!

2016 · Events · Music · Ottawa · Writing

Never Choose Your Band Name in High School

“And where does the heart get the strength from?” – from ‘Still Life’ by Dala On May 9th, 2013 my mom and I found ourselves at the National Arts Centre to see Dala perform.  My family was first exposed to the Canadian duo’s music several years earlier at a Stuart McLean Christmas show.  They captivated us during their… Continue reading Never Choose Your Band Name in High School

2015 · About Me · Change · Dear Twenty Year Old Me · Friendship · Humanities · Music · Ottawa · Self Reflection · Self-Improvement · Writing

Remind Me Who I Am

Who are you? What are you made of? These questions may cause people to stop and think about their lives but more often than not they are brushed off.  Questions like these are difficult to think about because they bring one face to face with one’s own mistakes and failings.  They destroy the perfectly cultivated facade… Continue reading Remind Me Who I Am

2015 · About Me · Blogging · Self Reflection · Self-Improvement · Writing

What Price Genius?

There is something odd about this quality we call genius.  It seems at once part of another plain of reality and yet present everywhere in this life.  Now I do not wish to confuse genius with anything else such as beauty or magic, so without further ado I present to you a definition. According to the New Oxford… Continue reading What Price Genius?

Advice · Change · Self Reflection · Self-Improvement

Make Something of Me

Liminality. We often seem to be in a liminal state, neither here nor there. We exist in a form of limbo – at least according to ourselves. We’re either not doing enough or we’re doing too much; the balance required to exist in a state of contentment can be seemingly impossible to find. Inspirations, heroes, heroines… Continue reading Make Something of Me