Sex in America

When my husband and I recently decided to live in Los Angeles for a while, I was prepared for a few cultural and social discrepancies compared to Canada. However, having landed in a state…

Vancouver to Venice

At what point does home not really feel like home anymore? I remember when home was a place I longed for during extended trips abroad or something I marvelled at when I returned, a little more worldly…

How not to write a wedding speech

No doubt there are dozens of you sad sacks out there, trying your best to pen a best man speech or a toast to the bride. Trying desperately to draft something that will conjure up warm and fuzzies with the right balance of laughs and tears.

No More Labels

I remember one time referring to my now husband as my partner during a job interview, when asked if I was married. I’m a professional and felt the term “boyfriend” was a bit too juvenile…