From West Africa To The East Village

Growing up in suburban Canada, I often dreamed about the places I wanted to see, the streets I wanted to walk, the experiences I wanted to live. I would see photos of the red dirt in Sub-Saharan Africa and yearn to muddy my shoes with it. I would read about a little independent coffee shop … Continue reading

New York I love you, but you’re bringing me down.

I’ve been in love with New York for a long time. I don’t know why or when it started, and it turns out this is a love affair that may just tear me apart. I’m at a point in my life where I can do, go, be wherever, whatever, whenever. I find myself suddenly identifying … Continue reading

Why Being in Your 20s is Awesome

I just read an article titled “Why Being in Your 20s Sucks,” and I’m happy to say I totally disagree with most of the points. Sure, a few of them are true, but I’m a firm believer in looking at things in a positive light and appreciating the moment. That’s why I’m writing, “Why Being … Continue reading

Ch-ch-ch changes

Exploring the world comes at a cost. My parents will be having nightmares about my safety. My cats will have nobody to sleep with at night. My friends might turn into different people when I’m gone. I’ll be celebrating my birthday without many of the people I love. Thanksgiving? I’ll be celebrating that ┬áNorth American … Continue reading

They only want you when you’re 17, when you’re 21 you’re no fun

I saw Girl Talk at the Sound Academy in Toronto last night, and it made me realize some things. Don’t get me wrong, I had a great time and danced, well, violently. He played some of my favorites, and even though it was my third time seeing him, nothing had gotten old. The balloons floating … Continue reading