Friday Five – August 1, 2020

What I’m reading: My own words in the Globe and Mail! It was an exciting week for me on the writing front. A personal essay I wrote was published in the First Person column of the Globe and Mail, one of Canada’s national newspapers. This piece started as a seed on my blog in 2016, and I revisited it for a nonfiction writing class I took earlier this year. The piece itself is extremely special… View Post

Friday Five – July 10, 2020

This week’s delayed Friday Five is brought to you by the mother fucking skunk that sprayed Penny three nights ago. My hate for these wretched rodents is REAL. This past weekend will go down as one of my least favorite of all time. Some things that moved me this week: What I’m watching: Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga on Netflix I can’t believe I’m actually including this here. I had seen an… View Post

Friday Five – July 3, 2020

Some things that moved me this week: What I’m watching: Athlete A on NetflixA documentary about the scandal within USA Gymnastics where 500+ athletes were sexually abused by doctor Larry Nassar. What this man got away with for years is disgusting, but equally as gross is the toxic culture that USA Gymnastics fostered for years. Little Fires Everywhere on Amazon PrimeI broke my “book first” rule and watched Little Fires Everywhere before cracking the novel… View Post

Friday Five – June 19, 2020

Some things that moved me this week: What I’m watching: Spelling the Dream on Netflix. So uh, not to boast or anything, but I was a champion speller in elementary school. That’s right. So needless to say I loved every minute of this documentary! It follows four kids on their journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee and also explores the long-running dominance of the competition by Indian-Americans. Fascinating! Though it left me feeling like… View Post

Friday Five – June 12, 2020

Some things that moved me this week: What I’m listening to: Insights at the Edge – Sarah Blondin: Kneeling at the Doorway of Your Heart The Rich Roll Podcast #525: America’s Overdue (R)evolution 1619 Podcast by the New York Times (Continued from last week. I’ve learned a ton from this podcast). What I’m watching: Selma on Amazon Prime Dear White People on Netflix (Continued from last week. There’s three seasons). Queer Eye on Netflix, because… View Post