Stillness fills the air of my backyard in Southern Ontario. As I sway in my swing-seat, I hear the distant sounds of cars and the odd train horn echoing through the buildings that scatter this urban landscape. In the forefront are the slow trickles of water from our small fountain, the faint splashing of a… Continue reading Stillness
This quarantine has shown me that I am not as patient as I once naively thought I was.
The biggest thing that derailed us was not COVID-19.
I always go back to one commonality- the need to be bigger and better than yesterday.
I travel a lot… not surprising to most who have read this blog or know my life at all. Whether recreationally or professionally, I find myself on a lot of planes, trains, and automobiles.The one thing I hate most about travelling so much is packing- or at least that was the thing I hated most… Continue reading The Value of Good Luggage
I am thinking about the dreams I had, the dreams I have and the time gone by.
“Jen, why get on a plane then?” Because of what is on the other side.
This world of instant gratification has plagued us with wanting to rush through things.
Sometimes sacrifice means looking at the status quo- the unwritten algorithm for a successful life- and deciding not to follow it.
Where would I be today? What would I be doing if it weren’t for a Hail-Mary application from a previous version of myself?