The Move

It's hard to see them coming sometimes - fundamental changes that irrevocably alter the whole makeup of your life. It feels like day in and day out, nothing really changes. The days feel long and monotonous. Same couch, same pandemic, same life. But these small, seemingly inconsequential, things happen every so often. You sell your…

The Internship

"That's the girl," I whispered to Ant, using my chin to point at an event tent across the harbourfront. "And that guy behind her is the manager, the one who interviewed me." "Really? I didn't picture him to look like that at all." "I told you, he's all tall and spindly. Kind of looks like…

The Diagnosis

I pulled into a vacant spot in the parking lot that was shaded over by a large tree. Before I left my car to enter the mall, I checked my phone. I'd almost forgotten that I'd texted my mom to see how my grandmother's neurologist appointment had gone. "It's Alzheimer's." My mom had texted back.…

The Current

My 23rd year was kicked off with a tumultuous birthday weekend in Port Sable. Despite an amazing first night with three of my best friends, the rest of the weekend didn't go as planned. The first day, the day of my actual birthday, my boyfriend Felix arrived just in time to ignore me, opting to…

The Walk

I got off the bus at Olde and Savidville armed with a latte in my left hand and my iPhone 7 in my right. The inch of slush on the ground soaked right through my grey knit Uggs almost immediately. Ugh. I wasn't about to let the Canadian February weather ruin my mood. I was…

The Decision

I lay in bed staring up into the darkness. I could almost make out my ceiling, if I tried hard enough. I was covered to my neck in my white comforter, my arms stiff at my sides. I'd been trying to fall asleep for about an hour. No luck. Beneath me, my mattress felt completely…