Brockville, Ontario

I went on a trip to Brockville with my parents about two weeks ago. I put off writing about it for a while (organising my thoughts recently has been oddly difficult) but finally, here's what I thought of the experience. It was a long, tedious drive made stressful by the time constraints, but once we …

Woodstock, Ontario

I live in a small city in southwestern Ontario called Woodstock, the same place that I've lived for over six years. I went to high school here. This is where I first got to go out and explore by myself, and now I'm comfortable in my general knowledge of where everything is in the city. One …

Operation

Tuesday was a really big day for me, as you might have seen on the countdown if you saw it (now it'll continue saying it's the 28th until I remove it) - I had my first-ever surgery. Not some simple minor surgery, this was full-blown, intense major surgery. It was an all-day event. Not the …

Inception

I'm having another down day. It's rainy and beautiful outside, so you'd think that might cheer me up, but it isn't. I had a weird dream last night that stuck with me after waking up, and despite sleeping 8 or 9 hours I'm tired. Instead of going on about having a down day, I'm going …

Writer’s Block

The last time I published writing was exactly a month ago. Not counting this post, I have five drafts that I haven't been able to finish. My second blog has several drafts, too, and I've been entirely unsuccessful with my novel-writing. Since writing posts like I normally do (with a clear subject and lots of planning) …

Stir-Crazy

I want to try something different with this post since I'm finding my brain likes doing things in abstract ways (like the doodling). I'm going to try to colour-code ideas with different text colours. I feel like I'm going stir-crazy, waiting for life to happen. I know I've written about this countless times and I doubt …

It’s a New Year

I've never made New Year's resolutions before, but I'm strongly considering it this year. The main thing I want to do is to improve my organisation. Remember when I talked about how I wanted to start a daily schedule? Well, I've actually done that now (thanks to a lovely book(1) I discovered) and it's oddly empowering. …

At The Library

I was at the library this morning with my laptop, working on today's painting (you can watch the video here) and checking out some more reading material. I was eagerly anticipating this excursion, as I have that rosy mental image of a library as a quiet, reclusive sanctuary for spending time alone with either a …