The internet helped me figure out that October 23rd, 1991 was the day I was born again as a music lover. It's when Top 40 pop freed me from the clutches of Christian contemporary music. (No offense, CCM. We had some good days too. I know Mom and Dad meant well.) So why the picture … Continue reading day 31/40: #40shoutouts40days
It was a Saturday night. All was still and quiet in our home. I was wrapped in my cherry red dressing gown, ready to blowdry my hair (because I actually had a shower!) and my husband sat in the living room chipping away at his thesis. All I could hear from the comfort of our … Continue reading day 16/40: #40shoutouts40days
Because I'm shifting gears into another category of people to thank, I would like to mix things up a bit before carrying off on another trajectory. To the fresh-faced barista at Taste who blared Lauryn Hill's MTV Unplugged 2.0 album on Tuesday morning, you are my hero. Two reasons. One, I learned not long ago … Continue reading day 15/40: #40shoutouts40days
I wasn’t impressed by the deep-fried golden brown food landscape when I first came to St Andrews from Vancouver but now I know better. Scotland brings more than haggis to the global potluck. Okay, edible oddities like Irn Bru and clootie dumpling are in great supply but so is the seafood, venison and whiskey. If … Continue reading munchies guide to scotland
I set rules for myself before I began this creative outlet last week. After working on content strategy for lululemon I learned plenty and decided to draw firm boundaries around the kind of work I would share here and what my identity as a blogger would be. In my opinion, the most effective way to … Continue reading i will not be that blogger.