Hello all you lovely people! Today I’m switching gears from my writing/art chatting to discuss one of my favourite topics: cemeteries. As a self-proclaimed Cemetery Enthusiast, I get asked a lot of questions on the topic. But there’s one question I get asked more than any other: Are cemeteries and graveyards the same thing? Truth … More Cemetery Vs. Graveyard. Is There a Difference?
Yes, I know. The weeks have turned to months and you all have been patiently waiting for this part two. So without further delay I’ll jump right in and finish what I’ve started. Thank you for your patience! 🙂 Popular Symbols Birds Like many symbols found on headstones, birds are closely linked with God. In … More Graveyard Symbolism Part 2
Now that Brandon is OFFICIALLY finished work (until we move to Vancouver) he’s taken on the role – and official title – of Complete Distraction. With about 6 weeks left in Winnipeg, he’s hell-bent on making the most of our time. This includes taking me out on lovely – yet distracting – jaunts. Monday’s jaunt … More Complete Distraction
So I’m knee-deep in transition mode right now. I’m writing this post from the kitchen table of my mom’s place (buh-bye lovely office). Operation Live Your Dreams is in FULL SWING. We’ve sold our house (buh-bye 1860 square feet of oh so delicious space!) and moved in with mummy until the BIG MOVE in September. … More Life in Transition
So where were we? Ah yes, I left you on the edge of your seat (I’m sure!) with an itch. Hmm, I better rephrase that. In 2011, after 2 1/2 years of working my if-any-desk-job-will-work-it’s-this-one I started feeling that familiar longing. I say longing because there’s really no other way to describe it. Other than … More Chapter 3 or Make Your Dreams a Reality, YO!
Yes, I’m multi-lingual. (Confession: I’m using Google translat So today I’ll be discussing the second major crossroad I’ve encountered in the last few years. This crossroads took place in 2009. Having recently quit my long time boring desk job office job in 2008 as a business analyst at a well-known insurance company, (No names please!) … More Crossroads Deuxième partie
As part of my new career and journey in life I decided to get some ink. It was important for me to select something that was both meaningful and a helpful reminder to be patient with the changes in my life. I chose a mantra that I started using 4 years ago. What do you … More Ink Me
There has been three very distinct moments in my life when I was faced with a fork in the road. I’m certain there have been many more than this over my 34 years but like I said, three really stand out for me. It’s these three moments that I want to share with you. The … More Crossroads Numero Uno
I don’t speak about it often, but it’s been my dream for nearly 8 years now to move to Vancouver, BC. There’s a whole laundry list of reasons why. The weather is much more preferable than Winnipeg, the culture is right up my alley, the smattering of friends located nearby and I’m a HUGE Vancouver … More Vancouver Rocks!
Life at the Richmond house has been a little chaotic lately. And when I say chaotic, I mean full out insanity. It happens nearly every June. I take an already busy month of birthdays and cram in additional items till my cup overrunneth. This year I added two online courses, selling my house, packing & … More It Ain’t Always Easy