Thankful

Being Thanksgiving today I find myself thankful for so many things. In today’s hostile environment with tense relations it’s more important than ever before. I am of course thankful for my family. I have fantastic parents that have never held me back and always allowed me to be who I am with no judgements. A […]

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Dark Corner Memories

You live in the darkest part of me its cold there, a place that is rarely visited and often forgotten. However in that corner it’s where you reside. On the rare occasion when you make an appearance in my memories you are met with disgust and resistance. I once welcomed you, felt comforted by your […]

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Dare

Dare To Be Different . Dare To Be Extraordinary . . Dare To Be Uniquely Unapologetic Perfectly . .You

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Not Alone

I am not sure of the exact moment when I started thinking about death. I used to say I did, but I looking back now, it’s a blur. I remember being the saddest person on the planet (that is how is felt, I know it is not true), I remember feeling lost and hopeless. The […]

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Chapter Closing

3 years ago I started at a company I thought, and hoped would be the one I would build a career off of. Fast forward, some small successes however overall typical run of mill stuff sprinkled with moments. It came to an end today as I worked my last shift, closed the store for the […]

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A Homage to Cheryl

It took me a long time to start actually writing this. I had no idea how to start, or what words would even describe the profound person that is my mom Cheryl. When I wrote back in June about my dad I knew than I would do this for her as well and no better […]

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Pride and Acceptance

Today was Calgary Pride Parade. There was a group of us that went to support a brave young girl in her first pride event. I was excited to be apart of it. Even as a long time supporter of the LBGTQ community and hearing the stories I have heard, it is baffling to me that […]

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Drama Drama Drama

Why is it for some high school antics are never far away? Some people are all too happy to open their mouths and talk sh*t about other people. What gives them the right to make someone else feel small or less than. I can’t stand it! It makes me angry the lack of common decency […]

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Angry like Me.

I have done lots of talking about the kind of person I want to be. Who I am striving to be. And yet there are days like the last couple that remind me what a battle everyday it is to be who I want to be and not who I am trying to leave behind. […]

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Integrity

Integrity… Do you have it? Do you say what you mean but more importantly mean what you say? Do you practice what you preach, or just preach action with no follow through? Does your character matter to you? Do people matter? Are you doing your best to own yourself and live without excuses? Do you […]

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