I’m still recovering from one of my niblings refusing to believe that we used to use paper maps to get to places. She said the only people she’s seen using paper maps are pirates. PIRATES!!! We millennials are finally old (and outdated) enough to be considered “old” by Gen Alpha! Send help!


One of the most important lessons I tried to learn in 2022 was ‘setting boundaries’. I am not very good at it but had gotten to a stage in my life where I could no longer ignore how much it took out of me, and how unhealthy it truly was. In looking back at my…

2022: A Wrap-Up

2022 was an interesting year for me because I fully embraced the library life — aka the Leeds Library online app. It helped me really get into audiobooks, something I’ve not been into before. It also helped me not feel so rubbish about not reading as much as the previous years. I know, I know….

Biggest Fan

When I was a child, I saw someone turn a candy wrapper into a tiny fan that could also be used as a crafty skirt for a doll (or a drawing of one). I became obsessed with it and every time I have a run in with some candy, I make them and then give…


There’s a lot to be said about hair as it pertains to families, traditions and cultures. This is a glimpse into my hairstory!