Changes in the last 22 years

Late Friday night while most of the Toronto Blue Jays fan base slept, the Jays clinched their first playoff spot in 22 years. It was the longest playoff drought in North American sports (congrats, Toronto Maple Leafs, you actually weren’t the saddest Toronto team when it comes to the post-season). The last time the Jays… Continue Reading

The Blue Jays have made the post season

I woke up last night around 2 a.m. As my kind husband went to get me a glass of water, I grabbed my phone to check if the L.A. Angels had lost, which would mean my beloved Blue Jays would have clinched a playoff spot for the first time in 22 years. Sadly, the Angels… Continue Reading

Looking ahead to 33

Tomorrow I turn 33. Last year on the eve of my birthday, I posted on my Facebook profile about five of the top moments from being 31. Today, I continue the tradition. This time, I’m adding a bit of a twist. While it’s great to look back, it’s sometimes even better to look forward. So, with… Continue Reading

Either I’m getting bigger…

There are certain inalienable truths about getting older. Firstly, you start uttering phrases your parents did that once drove you mad. Next, it’s muttering under your breath about “kids these days.” Finally, it’s looking back fondly on the way things used to be, and wondering why they had to change. I find myself doing the… Continue Reading

50 Shades of Controversy: No opinion is invalid

Just over a week ago, the first 50 Shades of Grey movie was released in movie theatres (it was No. 1 at the box office in its first weekend of release, though reports this weekend say the box office for the film has dropped 70% in its second weekend, though it remains at No. 1). A lot… Continue Reading