Arts & Culture, Los Angeles, Vancouver

Back in the Homeland

Mere hours off the plane, I'm decked out in fancy rain boots, sporting zero makeup, and trudging through the rain to dine at the Na'am. Vancouver, never change. Leaving L.A. was extremely bittersweet. I'll write more about it in the coming days, I'm sure, when I've had more time to reflect. Saying goodbye to Hayley… Continue reading Back in the Homeland

Los Angeles, Travel

Today is a grey day in L.A. (but Day 9 wasn’t).

This is what, I believe, the kids calls "#nofilter". I've been in Los Angeles for nearly 20 days. (Say what!?) And today I miss Vancouver. The fresh air. The rain. The short distances between boroughs. It's a god damn beautiful city and sometimes I have to leave for awhile to remember that. If you live… Continue reading Today is a grey day in L.A. (but Day 9 wasn’t).

Los Angeles

Comme il faut; (or, do I really want to live in Los Angeles?)

Comme il faut: everything as it should be. Venice Beach Well, Los Angeles, it’s already been 10 full days. Where did the time go? I’m writing this from a table on the street outside an adorable little cafe on Tujunga called Aroma. Its interior holds a display case of desserts so decadent, cakes and tarts… Continue reading Comme il faut; (or, do I really want to live in Los Angeles?)

Life, etc., Travel, Year in Review

2013 in Review

Two thousand and thirteen has come and gone. And what I year it was. I was extremely blessed last year to spend eleven and a half months in school studying writing for film and television. Storytelling has been a passion my entire life, but, as they say, the path is not straight. There are times when… Continue reading 2013 in Review