My New Life in Vancouver: Week 1

What they want me to see: VS What I really see: Well I moved to Vancouver. Last week, I officially pulled up my roots, left my job, my apartment and the island that I love in order to be with my partner and pursue further education on the mainland. It’s a difficult transition to say […]

Settler Tears (A Poem for the 215)

Donation Links: https://legacyofhope.ca/ https://www.orangeshirtday.org/ https://www.irsss.ca/ (Indian Residential School Survivors Society) https://reconciliationcanada.ca/ https://raventrust.com/ https://www.sniwwoc.ca/ (Support Network for Indigenous Women and Women of Colour) http://unistoten.camp/ https://downiewenjack.ca/ (Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Fund) I have struggled to find the words for this topic without giving into my white settler guilt or anger. I also thought a rant would […]

Happy (Belated) May Day!

Saturday (May 1st) was International Workers’ Day otherwise known as May Day. I wanted to make a post, but I was lucky to have a day off with my partner so we spent our time reading, painting, watching Netflix, and periodically napping. Our loved ones and general passions tend to be neglected in our pursuit […]

On Indignation: I Suffered So They Should Suffer Too!

I’ve never understood our propensity for defending institutions that have harmed us (or continue to do so), but I especially can’t understand folks wanting others to suffer as well. Those people like to preach fairness and personal responsibility without ever questioning the moral failings of that mindset. I have student loans and they’re taking a […]

Capitol, Fascists, and Trump, Oh My!

Well goddamn. I almost don’t know what else to say. Didn’t expect an attempted coup today, but here we are and 2021 has just begun! Firstly, it’s not anarchists like the media want you to believe. It’s not “violent” Antifa or Black Lives Matter supporters. Nope…sorry none of them. Trump’s army of loyal conspiracy theorists, […]