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Notes for My Imagined Daughter

A little girl made me cry on my first visit to the ROM last week. We didn’t notice each other at first; we were both staring intensely at a velociraptor. Randomly, we caught each other’s eyes. She smiled, then skipped away to join her family. Her young mom scooped her up and showered her with kisses. My… Read More »

what your skin is telling you

What My Skin Told Me

I can feel it on my face. Surfacing beneath my hair line, positioning its way through the pores of my forehead. I know it’s there, and when I look in the mirror, it looks heated. Like a jealous boyfriend waiting for the right moment to cum – all over my face, that is. It’s in… Read More »

Back to School in your twenties

On Going Back to College in Your Mid-Twenties

I never thought I’d be going back to school. But, after graduating and working for a few years, I realized that I wanted a change. Then, in a move totally unaligned with my indecisive nature, I actually did something about it. So here I am, into week three of a post-grad college course. One thing… Read More »


DIY Ideas: Painting Beyond the Walls

When there’s a will, there’s a way! Don’t want to commit to a full paint job but itching to jazz up your space? We’ve got some great ideas (and tips) for fun, paint-based projects you can do by yourself! Luckily for you, we’ve made plenty of mistakes in the past, and as a result, have… Read More »


The A-Z of Hosting Houseguests

Having out-of-town friends or family drop in for a weekend visit can be so much fun. Personally, I love the opportunity to play hostess whenever I can, but opening your home for an extended period of time (no matter how close you are to your guest) can come with its fair share of stress. To… Read More »