my story. the coffee shop version.

  I’m not a small talk kind of person.  I suck at it actually.  It feels super awkward for me and surface level. I’d rather sit down and ask personal questions to get to know someone or to catch up on how their family is doing.  Maybe that’s the small town person in me. Either…

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learning about self through story.

  self awareness. personal growth. & identity.     July 2018. I have finally realized why I want to blog.  It took two and a half years. Narrative Identity. My blog is going to be a virtual notebook – the place where I store interesting things from books I’ve read, photos I’ve taken, snippets of…

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losing gram. part 2 of 3.

Wow, you’re still really having a hard time with that aren’t you… a paraphrased comment from a close friend in reference to losing my gram the year before. How it felt on the receiving end… Wow, you still haven’t gotten over that yet?!?   What’s your problem? It’s been a year already. I have not…

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our love story. part 2 of 3.

Meeting My Hubby. He likes to say that I didn’t notice him. I vaguely remember a guy who would visit our residence floor with his friend Simon. It was first year university and they lived on another floor in the building. I remember a Halloween party that year where I stole a cardboard WWF wrestling…

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