I’ve been afraid of changing cause I’ve built my life around you…

Sometimes, only a Stevie Nicks lyric can sum things up. On Friday the 13th last week, I left my job. I had been there for 5 and a half years; longer than any other job I've ever held. I worked for one of Canada's major banks, and it was the best-paying job I've ever had. …

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Bucket List: The Birthday Show

The long, long month of non-stop work stress (and work in general: I've been working 6 days a week to meet that performance plan) has finally given way to my long awaited week of holidays, beginning yesterday with my 35th birthday! For which I got...a wicked cold. Sigh.  Hopefully that will subside soon, because we …

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Hospitals and hotel lobbies: The waiting is the hardest part

I don't mind waiting.  I'm not a patient person. I polished off my bucket list last year at age 33 because I've spent the last 20 years just plowing ahead with whatever plan my heart latched onto.  But I've spent a ton of time just sitting around, waiting for something to happen. Waiting for a …

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