Category: My Life

Expectations

Last night I was inspired to write about feeling this never-ending pressure to have to live up to what I *think* are the expectations surrounding who I am. Meaning, as…
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Notes to My 8yr Old Self

My 8-year-old self is very happy! I wrote the following as a Facebook post about a year ago, and it still gives me the same sense of achievement and fulfillment.…
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Becoming the Phoenix (Part 1)

Legend has it that the Phoenix is burned in a fire and then it is reborn and rises higher, better and stronger than it was before. The Phoenix is burned…
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The Beginning of…..Everything

Sudbury. This was going to be the beginning of my life and I knew it. I just didn't and couldn't have fully comprehended what exactly that would mean. In my…
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Serendipity and me

Do you believe in Serendipity? Serendipity is defined as the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way. I have been fortunate enough to have…
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That Time I Jumped From a Plane

Yup, I said I jumped from a plane.   If you know me personally, you know that does not sound like something I would ever do. Two years ago, I…
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Where it all began

Born in Barbados, I came to this wonderful country when I was just four years old. Most of my childhood was spent in the west end of Ottawa. Even in…
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First day of Vacay!!

It's a rainy Monday morning here at White Lake. It's been raining since about 4:30am. Under a tin roof, it sounds like we're in the middle of a monsoon. This…
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Sundaze

What do you do on Sundays? My Sunday is usually a day of pure relaxation (read: sloth like laziness). I work as a barber on my feet all week and…
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Life Notes

Time for some real shit:¬†Something I have learned in life is that at some point in life, someone will hate you for being you. There are people who will hate…
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