Inspiration

Last year, I went to wildlife photography exhibit at our local museum and bought a stack of postcards. They’ve been sitting on my dresser ever since, and this past weekend I decided to send them, along with some encouraging words, out into the world. I put a call out on Facebook:           … More Inspiration

Five things you can do in Victoria, BC, about the Syrian refugee crisis

It’s a weird thing when you wake up one morning and suddenly the whole world is caring about what you care about. That’s what seems to have happened this week: after a heartbreaking photo of a young Syrian boy lying dead on a beach in Turkey made headlines around the world, Canadians everywhere began talking … More Five things you can do in Victoria, BC, about the Syrian refugee crisis

The perfect, the good, the stubborn: Why I’m going to run a half marathon

For a long time, I have wanted to be a runner. It’s not because I love to run. In fact, for most of the runs I’ve ever been on, I have very much disliked it. But I like the idea of being a runner. I like the opportunity to be alone with my thoughts, the … More The perfect, the good, the stubborn: Why I’m going to run a half marathon

Our Doubt-Filled Twenties: Why everyone else’s life seems better than mine

The holidays are a great time to reflect on where you’re at in life–particularly when you’re at the stage in your twenties when your world can change pretty drastically from one Christmas to the next. The upcoming end of the year marks a transition point, you’re probably away from your daily routine, and various well-meaning parents, grandparents, … More Our Doubt-Filled Twenties: Why everyone else’s life seems better than mine