In the Zone

She bikes furiously as the sun hits her face, and the pedals cycle faster and faster, the wheels having a hard time keeping up with her breath -- The sun hits her body, filling it with warmth but she doesn't notice; she is filled with a force that propels her forward, to say hello to [...]

Roland’s Visit to Kanata!

Today was a fun day! I met up with my friend Roland who is visiting Ottawa for seven days. He flew in from Iqaluit on Thursday. His goal is to visit all the provinces and territories before he dies. He's 66 years old, an amazing photographer, and a passionate world traveller. I met him through [...]

Winter at Dusk

It was dusk, And I decided to wander off the beaten path, the one that was taking me safely back home, without much adventure. I came across tiny footprints imprinted in the soft snow, and followed the clues to a large open field, guided by trees reaching into the sky, striving to be none other [...]

Let’s Talk

I just got home from Chapters - I spent the afternoon there reading. I have exactly three weeks before my next book club meeting on the 21st, and my goal is to read the whole book at Chapters (can't buy them all!). The book selection for this month is "Stay With Me" by Ayobami Adebayo. It's [...]

Keep Calm and Skate On

Yesterday afternoon I went skating near my house at the Kanata Beaver Pond. There is something about the motion of skating that is meditative, going around in circles, over and over and for some reason never wanting to stop. I even played with the hockey stick and puck that were left there by some kids, [...]