Fukishima: 6 Years of Unanswered Questions

Fukishima: 6 Years of Unanswered Questions

I recently watched a Dateline story about Fukishima and how it’s being rebuilt (Coming Home To A Nuclear Wasteland). What struck me is how little people care about the event in the present tense. Despite warnings of ongoing radiation and danger, it’s...
New Technology Gives Me Anxiety

New Technology Gives Me Anxiety

I’m always the first to sign up for beta programs online, but the thought of using a machine to pay for my parking space has me circling downtown ten times just to find an old fashioned meter. Why is the machine so far from the car? What if I break the machine?...
Why I Feel Empowered After My Miscarriage

Why I Feel Empowered After My Miscarriage

On January 9, 2016, I lost a baby when I was 11 weeks pregnant. It was my first miscarriage and something I’d always secretly feared, despite having two healthy daughters; how would I cope with losing a baby during pregnancy? I knew it was happening nearly a...
Awareness Doesn’t Change Much

Awareness Doesn’t Change Much

Awareness is a big buzz word right now. Mental health awareness, domestic violence awareness… there are just so many things that we need to be aware of, help with, Don’t get me wrong – awareness is very important and does save lives and help create...