They say that you learn a lot about someone when you travel with them, and that couldn't be more true. "Montreal" represents a special milestone in our story, and not just because we are poutine enthusiasts or because I'm a proud Francophone. Montreal was the first trip we took together, and that trip was the … Continue reading A Love Story in Montreal
Today marks ten months since I decided to embark on a weight loss journey that lead me to lose 30 pounds. I constantly get asked what my secret has been, and I always find it funny that people think there's a "secret" to losing weight aside from the obvious eating healthy and being active, which … Continue reading My Weight Loss Journey and How I Lost 30 Pounds
Earlier this year, I did a bit of career soul-searching. I decided it was time for me to step up the ladder and change my professional scenery. I polished up my resume and re-entered the world of job searching, networking and interviewing. I lived in this world extensively for a couple of months, doing phone … Continue reading Job Interviewing and Dating: The Hopeful Similarities
One of the best things about discovering an artist is when their work speaks to you, straight to your heart. When you see your thoughts, your experiences, your emotions, basically your life, reflected through the artistic imagery of a complete stranger. That's the kind of connection that makes art so unique. I felt that way … Continue reading Life in Drawings
As you can probably tell from my last post, I haven't been on here in quite a long time. As the saying goes, life happens and it's been keeping me busy! It's a wonderful kind of busy, but I promise I'll be back soon with an updated look and some new inspiration! Hope you're all … Continue reading Blogging Break
For the longest time, I was convinced my parents chose the wrong country to immigrate to. Born in a sunny Mediterranean country, my blood is just not physically equipped to handle the cold and grey days for six months out of twelve. That's half a year of icy winds to the face, wet slush, hibernation (read: weight … Continue reading Seeing The Bright Side Of Things: My Warm Intake on Winter
"Life is amazing. And then it's awful. And then it's amazing again. And in between the amazing and awful, it's ordinary and mundane and routine. Breathe in the amazing, hold on through the awful, and relax and exhale during the ordinary. That's just living, heartbreaking, soul-healing, amazing, awful, ordinary life. And it's breathtakingly beautiful." - … Continue reading My Year of Reinvention
"A man is a success if he wakes up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do." - Bob Dylan A couple of weekends ago, I went to spend an afternoon with my grandmother and took her out for lunch. When I went to pick … Continue reading Does Finding Success Have a Time Limit?