A Year of Thankfulness: 2017 Edition

I know all of you Canadians have already been thankful this year, but it’s our turn down here in the land of freedom.  I hope all of your holidays were well-celebrated, filled with family and warmth.  And for all of you retail workers out there: my heart goes out to you.  I spent many years […]

Grow Where You’re Planted

I hate cheesy platitudes.  Like, I really despise them.  If it’s in the college dorm decoration section at Target or a trending hashtag, you can pretty much bet that it will never leave my lips under any circumstances other than mockery and mourning for tomorrow’s generation.  But for some reason, “grow where you’re planted” gets a […]

Gratitude in the Age of #Blessed

This is the time of year when we all gather round the table wearing Joey’s Thanksgiving pants*, stuff our faces way too full with turkey, potatoes, and pie, and then fall asleep in front of a fireplace or football game.  The common refrain around the end of November in America is “what are you thankful […]