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Ko au te awa. Ko te awa ko au'. (I am the river. The river is me.) - Saying of the Whanganui Tribes _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _... Continue Reading →

2016 in Review

2016, for me, was a complicated year. An amazing, fulfilling, and very rewarding year, but it is a bit jumbled and chaotic. I started the year with my Dad in beautiful Jasper, Alberta, a trip sponsored by his company, where... Continue Reading →

The Sunshine State

We loved Portland, and though reluctant to leave, we were also excited to spend just over a week in California. We had booked a flight several weeks before to San Francisco, but decided to only stay in there for one... Continue Reading →

Sunday night emails

Hi [insert name here], I hope you are well. I was one of your patients at [some place that isn't important to this]. I haven't had an appointment with you for over a year, and I was hoping to see you... Continue Reading →

A Shout-Out to Those of Us in the Middle

As each day of my life passes, I find that I think about myself in different ways than I did even a few short weeks, months and years ago. I spent many years of my youth neglecting thinking about myself, mostly... Continue Reading →

Some of my favourite excerpts, lyrics, quotes, and lines

I'm having another one of those mental blocks so I want to share with you some of my favourite pieces of writing - the short ones. These include anything from song lyrics, quotes from non-fiction and fiction, poetry, and one-liners.... Continue Reading →

A Train to Everywhere

This feeling that I have had lately goes against all my instincts as a human, woman and as a general creature of comforts. I find myself beginning to become comfortable in my life: in my work, my general week to... Continue Reading →

A Fetishization of Authenticity

This post was written and originally published by me on March 5th, 2015. • • • • • • • • • Is it possible that “hipster culture” has actually tried to commodify authenticity? Now more than ever we are... Continue Reading →

A Question of Character

This post was written and originally published by me on February 20th, 2015. It has been slightly modified as my thoughts have evolved on the subject since it's original publication. • • • • • • • • • Sometimes I wonder what people think of me. When... Continue Reading →

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