International Women’s Day was yesterday.
There are a massive amount of hashtags floating round the subject too: #beboldforchange #iwd2017 #SheInspiresMe #InternationalWomensDay #ADayWithoutAWoman #fundhercause
The list goes on.
I’m posting this now because I think awareness should go on for more than just 1 day.
And I think we all know why the big push for equality now – it looks like an orange asshole. …
IKEA, of course.
Whenever Lucien and I are around an IKEA, we just have to have our token date of walking the labyrinth, then finishing it off with a hot dog and frozen yogurt. Before we left Vancouver to come back to Alberta, we went for a walk in dream land.
These are some of the things we added to our wish list for our someday home. One that doesn’t have wheels.
WARNING: If you find conversations about the reproductive system of women’s bodies uncomfortable, this will likely fall under the TMI category for you. The following post reveals some pretty personal information.
Lucien and I have finally started actively trying to have a baby. For a lesbian couple, there is a bit more to it than creating a miracle in an act of passion with the one you love. It is far more clinical and we have received a number of questions from our friends and colleagues about the process.
So here it is. …
There are few things, for me, that make feeling miserable not so… miserable.
- Cat cuddled and purring on lap: check, wait… no check. Ok, check again… and… nevermind.
- Big comfy sweater, sweat pants, and warm socks: check, check, check
- Decaf Earl Grey Tea in favorite mug: check and check
- Kleenex: check
- Reading list: check
Feature photo courtesy Trip Advisor.
Arguably, the best food in the world can be found in and around Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Authentic, sometimes century-old, family recipes have made their way here along with the people that have immigrated, from near and far.
The accessibility to quality ingredients (such as fresh fish, organic produce, and free-range, organic meats) has exposed us Westerners to the very best dishes from Cuba, India, Ethiopia, France, Italy, China, Mongolia, Korea, Lebanon, you name it…
Not to mention the amazing cultural experiences that come along with it.
It can be tricky to stay appropriately connected with the outside world when parked in the middle of nowhere for months on end. We have been in some pretty remote places. Lue has even worked up in the Northwest Territories. I didn’t get to go on that adventure.
To give you an idea of our isolation, we stayed in places like: