Puppies for Days

If you haven’t heard the big news, I got a puppy! My boyfriend and I picked up our Mini Australian Shepherd on May 11, which was the most exciting day ever. We had a name picked out even before she was born, Riven — Any League of Legends fans out there? We’ve had our furry […]

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Quarantine for Introverts

Hej och välkommen. My name is Gin, and I’m an introvert.  Last week, Maria wrote about dealing with quarantine as an extrovert; I’m here to explain the other side of things. A little while ago, I wrote about being an introvert in ‘I Wish‘. And while the public consensus is that introverts are made for quarantine, […]

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I Want to Ride My Bicycle

My brain has been one hell of a foggy mess these past few weeks. I haven’t been able to focus much on anything other than work and thinking of what I’m going to eat. Although, it finally cleared up over the long weekend when I took my bike out for the first ride of the […]

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Cooking with Gin: How to Pretend You’re Healthy During Quarantine

Hello and welcome to your new way of life – for now at least.   Last week, my employer had sent us to work from the comfort and safety of our homes due to the COVID-19 situation that has affected many lives. So without my commute, time to get ready and other factors, I have […]

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I Wish

I wish for you to be brave with your words with your walk with your…I wish for you to be happy of your body of your mind of your… I wish that I could finish that poem.  In all honesty, I’ve been trying for a very long time, and I can’t finish it. Maybe it’s […]

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Not Your Average Gamer

Video games. They’re something that has always been in my life, but not something that I do regularly. I’m what some would call a “casual gamer.”  I started my life as a gamer when I was a young kid on the Super Nintendo. I would play Super Mario World (1990), Donkey Kong Country (1994), and […]

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BBB – Beginner Burlesque Baby

Have you ever been to a burlesque show? I would say no, but I went to a Winnipeg Burlesque show put on by Prairie Diva, which is a company by M Funk Dance Productions. I always thought a burlesque show was something for adults-only and was about the hyper-sexualization of women. But it was anything […]

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The Procrastinator

In February 2016, Tim Urban did a TED Talk about procrastination called, “Inside the mind of a master procrastination.” Coincidentally, I was perusing the internet instead of writing this piece about procrastination.  As if by fate, I came across this TED Talk.  What is procrastination? Before I started the video, I decided to do some […]

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New Year’s Resolutions and Why They Suck

I have never been the type of person to complete a task, let alone a New Year’s resolution. I do enjoy the excitement behind creating a plan that will one day make you look like a million bucks or a small accomplished goal. But, that doesn’t happen for a few reasons; I’m a lazy person […]

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Freedom

Starting new is scary. Whether you’re starting a new job, moving to a new home, or beginning a new project, it’s scary. You never know what the outcome is going to be unless you try.  I’m about to begin a new journey soon at a new job. A new job that has already opened so […]

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