#selfie

A little while ago, during my daily Internet escapades, I came across this quote: "it makes me so happy seeing selfies that say ‘i felt cute today’ or ‘hair game strong’ it’s so good to love yourself and it’s also so hard to love yourself don’t let anyone tell you differently you’re allowed to admit you’re … Continue reading #selfie

Music Memories

Recently, I've been thinking about the way that music can trigger memories. I'm sure there is some kind of scientific term or psychological study for the phenomenon, but I'm simply going to refer to it as "music memory." There are so many examples of this for me. My favourite example, however, is the way that the Billy Ray … Continue reading Music Memories

Disney Princess Culture: Why I Think its Okay

I think that Disney tends to get a lot of flack over the phenomenon of "Disney Princess culture." And I think that this video is a subtle, yet direct, response to that. I grew up with 3 sisters and 0 brothers and, therefore, undeniably experienced a very gendered childhood. I was raised on the colour … Continue reading Disney Princess Culture: Why I Think its Okay

There’s No Place Like Home

I started writing this post as I was sitting in the Vancouver airport on December 18th. And I’m now finishing it as I sit in the Toronto airport on January 5th, waiting for my five hour (delayed, more than once) flight back to Vancouver. [Note: I really did write the majority of this in airports … Continue reading There’s No Place Like Home