Monthly Recap: October

October was a pretty big month for me. October is when I buckled down to work and got s**t done. Knowing my big move was coming up in a couple months (Dec 9th is my official moving day), I sat down one day in early October with a pen and paper in hand and made …

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#MeToo My Story

Two years ago, I resigned from my full-time position as Office Manager from a company I had been with for a decade. Why? Because my boss - someone who I had worked closely with FOR TEN YEARS - sexually harassed me. This man had become a sort of father figure to me. I started working …

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The perils of moving out on your own for the very first time

The day I move out of my parents' house and into my new apartment is creeping up on me, getting closer and closer. Right now, at this point, I have less than two months to get my shit together and actually do THE MOVE. Eek! So far, all I've really purchased for the new space …

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A Canadian Thanksgiving

Happy (Canadian) Thanksgiving! Here in the Great White North we celebrate Thanksgiving a little earlier than our American neighbours do (we just can't wait for turkey!). This year our Thanksgiving holiday falls on Monday, October 9th. I'll be spending the holiday weekend with both sides of my family, sitting around a very large table telling …

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Weekend Update

Happy Friday! This weekend - like all weekends - I plan to do very little. I like my weekends to be quiet, uneventful, and without any social obligations. Yes, I hate people (if that wasn't already plain from the get-go). I like taking my time, going about my weekend routine, reading as much as I …

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3 Reasons why I got rid of Netflix.

I used to watch a lot of TV when I was younger. I remember my parents having to forceably remove me from the living room couch when I was a preteen so that I'd get to bed on time (I had a strict bedtime of 9:00 PM in my youth. How quaint). Nowadays, I'm not …

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On a clear day, you can see forever.

I had a few days off from work last week and you know what I realized? Life is much better when you can stay at home every day, enjoying the sunshine, reading five whole books (no really - FIVE), and not having to worry a damn about anything as mundane as working. On one of …

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