Friday Faves: January Edition


Life

Hi Friends! When I first started this blogging thing, I hopped on the “Friday Faves” bandwagon, and for a few weeks I really enjoyed it. Then a week or so passed when I didn’t necessarily have any new favorites, and so I felt like I was forcin’ it, which is the last kind of content […]

January 25, 2019

To All The Romance Novel’s I’ve Read This Year…


Reading

This past summer, I re-discovered the glory that is a moderately trashy (but compelling!) romance novel. Between July and December I whipped through five romance novels, all of which were frivolous and fun and just what the doctor ordered. Here are my rankings! 5. Accidental Tryst by Natasha Boyd: This is about a free-spirited lady […]

January 19, 2019

Book Review: The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon


Reading

So, firstly, you should know that I love a good YA Novel. I loved YA growing up, of course, but my love for it returned when i became a teacher. See, ! remebered reading these great, compelling Young Adult novels when I was an actual Young Adult, and desperately waiting to talk to someone about […]

January 18, 2019

19 Goals for 2019! (+Website Restoration update)


Life

Hi Friends:) For the past week, I’ve been doing a bit of reconnaissance on this blog. Here’s what I believe happened, in my extremely un-trained words: A Wordpress plugin malfunction resulted in about a dozen full backup files being saved to my URL’s disc space last June. With the disc space nearly full, the backup application then […]

January 13, 2019

The Worst.


Life

You know what’s the worst? Signing on to your blog to draft out a long-anticipated update and then having your entire website crash and burn when you clicked “okay” on an update. It could have been worse, but not much; My backup plugin had stopped functioning back in June for some reason, and so I […]

January 7, 2019

A Runner’s Holiday Survival Guide


Life

Hi Friends:) Anyone who follows me on social media knows that I had a wonderful holiday season this year, but only because I was very careful about self care and self preservation. The holidays were a really rough time for me for many years, but this year I was able to….. Happily PR in a […]

January 5, 2019

Toronto Waterfront Marathon Training: A Review


Running

Hi Friends:) Something kind of magical happened. After the epic Read Write Run crash of 2018, I thought all my posts from June-December were gone forever. Then I took a glance at my blogging app on my iPhone, and somehow many lost posts were backed there! Some posts are still gone (and honestly good riddance […]

November 10, 2018

Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2018 Race Recap!


Life

Marathon #3 is in the books! A Little Background: I was actually supposed to run the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon back in 2017, but when I was diagnosed with a stress fracture in June 2017, I was sadly forced to defer my race for a year. I’d chosen Toronto Waterfront because it has an amazing […]

October 25, 2018