Los Angeles, Travel

Writing days & movie nights

While it may appear that all I've been doing in Los Angeles is playing, I did in fact come here to get some work done. Some network! Get it? Work... network! #sorrynotsorry Anyway, I've had the opportunity to meet some wonderful people here and will soon be compiling all the advice they have given me into… Continue reading Writing days & movie nights

Los Angeles, Travel

How we celebrate Martin Luther King day…

By going to Mexico!  Not actually Mexico. No, unfortunately, we didn't go to Mexico, but we found the next best thing: Olvera St. Hayley works an insane schedule so naturally we were both thrilled to find out she had Martin Luther King, Jr. Day off. After much discussion of what to do with such rare… Continue reading How we celebrate Martin Luther King day…

Los Angeles, Travel

Nisha’s Last Day in L.A. and Celebrity Approachment

Sunday morning we woke up refreshed and groggy. Wait... refreshed or groggy, you choose. It was Nisha's last morning (sob!) so we decided to squeeze in a few more things before driving her to the airport. First on the list, farmer's market! My obsession with farmer's markets knows no bounds and I couldn't wait to check… Continue reading Nisha’s Last Day in L.A. and Celebrity Approachment

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).

Film, TV & books, Los Angeles, Travel

Live! Sitcom! Taping!

Does anyone know any good memory boosting tricks? I think with all these fictional characters and events swirling around in my head, my brain is having trouble grasping on to the tangible ones. Or maybe it's just a product of my generation: if I didn't tweet it youtube it instagram Facebook tumblr snapchat (ok, that… Continue reading Live! Sitcom! Taping!

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