July 25, 2021
Am I having a midlife crisis?
I always thought those were reserved for unfulfilled, uninspired people, who sit themselves down in a moment of reckoning and wonder "what went wrong?" and "what has it all been for?"
But that’s not me. I feel content, accomplished having recently reached one of my big goals, but now what was once enticing is now just "meh."
No one talked to me about what… READ MORE
June 26, 2021
What I find most intriguing about these unprecedented times is that it is not only the world that is in a state of "not known or done before" it is also ME. I am unprecedented. How intriguing. This reminded me of a time when I made a conscious choice to step into a version of myself "not known or done before"...
I had left for Paris heartbroken and a little lost, so I spent much of the train ride looking out the… READ MORE
May 22, 2021
When the lights come back on
Everything plunges into darkness. For the first few minutes, I am disoriented.
Slowly, the family emerges, one by one, around the kitchen table. Candles are lit, a game is found, a cosy blanket covers two of us, a bag of chips gets passed around.
The intimacy of candle light. We sit close to one another, our faces barely lit. The light softens our… READ MORE