Fog & Faith

Fog & Faith

A couple of months ago, I had opportunity to spend the holiday season with my parents in the United States. As part of that trip, we took a short holiday up to my favourite holiday spot: the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. The mountains are my...
The Waiting

The Waiting

Growing up, did you ever sit in front of the oven while something was baking inside? This time of year, my sisters and I would always be baking Christmas treats with our mum. One of my favourite things to make was sugar cookies. Perfect, buttery bites of sugary...
When Life Is Not What You Expected

When Life Is Not What You Expected

On Tuesday evening of this week, I found myself standing in my kitchen surrounded by a dozen or so bags of food that had just been delivered. The food shop contained all the ingredients for my Thanksgiving dinner. As I stared at the different items that on Friday I...
Term of Welcome

Term of Welcome

One of my favourite places in the world is the arrivals hall at an airport. More specifically, I love the walking from Customs and Border Patrol in an American airport through to the international arrivals hall. On the other side of the metal detectors and glass...
Easter: Beyond the Traditions

Easter: Beyond the Traditions

Easter. Just the mention of the holiday invokes thoughts of chocolate eggs, hot cross buns and Easter egg hunts. Growing up in the southeast United States, Easter was full of traditions. My two sisters and I would get taken on a shopping trip and we would buy matching...