Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Have you ever been asked this question? Have you ever asked yourself this question? I ask myself this question every day. Extroverts are easily spotted by their outgoing and expressive nature. They seem to find joy in social engagements, being in crowds, networking and starting/carrying conversations. Seems like… Continue reading My Inner Struggle: Quiet or Loud?
The world is a mess. There are times when simply getting through the day is a grueling, painful task. And then, just when you think you might make it to the end, you catch up on your usual media platforms and it all falls apart. Facebook, Twitter, and a whole host of other services are… Continue reading Everybody Else is Wrong
Writing is hard business. Trying to keep motivated has got to be one of the most challenging things I have ever faced since starting this blog...online publication...project...whatever you want to call it. I really don't have a name for it. My voice. Trying to find the time and the inspiration alone is daunting. I hate… Continue reading Blogging 201: New Beginnings
To whom it may concern: One day, while I was attending a meeting at work, my boss looked at me and said, “You’re staying incredibly quiet about this. What do you think?” This has often been a theme in my life; the perception that I am too quiet. This is also, perhaps, not necessarily untrue.… Continue reading Conversational Silence
Learning happens when you least expect it. There are very few people who know that one of my favourite pastimes and ways to decompress mentally is to pick up a brush and paint. And when I say paint, I mean acrylic paint on a canvas, not to be confused with builders beige on drywall. I'll… Continue reading Life by Numbers: A Lesson in Art
I hate craft beer. The term, anyway; not the beer itself. For those that know me, you might find that to be a strange statement considering that I’m always drinking them – I’m always looking for a new and exciting beer to try. I love finding one that is a limited edition or made with… Continue reading Craft Beer: How I Hate Thee
What can sometimes seem like the smallest, most insignificant decision, can ultimately lead to the biggest changes in your life. Today, I find myself celebrating two years of working for the Fort McMurray SPCA. When I begin thinking about everything I’ve been through since I started, I find it hard to wrap my head around… Continue reading Pet Parenting: River Goes Camping
After watching the recently released Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, I decided to look into a couple reviews to see what other people thought of the movie. Now personally, I enjoyed watching the next installment of the Jurassic Park/World film franchise. However, I can admit that there were some elements of story telling and plot that… Continue reading Jurassic World: Fallen Review