Memories of Home, Gidan

**This post can also be found at We thought we were ready for the winter. ‘It’s mild’ they said. ‘It just rains a lot. We barely get any snow.’ No snow, just rain. That’s doable or so we thought. No one mentioned the constantly grey and overcast skies. Or the fact that the rain wasn’t … Continue reading Memories of Home, Gidan


Happy New Year guys! We’re technically in the 4th week already. 2018 is already going by pretty quickly. A friend posted this picture on Instagram on January 1st and I was amused because I can certainly identify with that sentiment. Although I don’t typically make New Year’s resolutions, every now and then I will, hoping … Continue reading #Goals

Open Doors

I’ve been waiting for over 2 weeks to write this post because it wouldn’t feel quite real until the end of the first day. And it finally happened today. My first day of work. *happy dance* After months of job applications, interviews and rejections, I finally got a job 😊 It’s not the permanent job … Continue reading Open Doors

Carpe diem!

Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero translated as Seize the present, trust tomorrow e’en as little as you may.  In other words, make the most of the present and give little thought to the future. A lot of us are familiar with this saying. Or as Matthew 6:34 so aptly puts it “Therefore do not … Continue reading Carpe diem!