When You Can’t Go Home for the Holidays

Christmas has been my one of my favourite holidays for as long as I can remember.  When I was a kid it was marked by a seemingly neverending countdown to presents and candy, and as an adult it has represented family togetherness along with days off work, presents and candy.  Last year, we attempted to…

Thankful. 

At a time where everything in the world seems so uncertain, with terror attacks, civil war and refugees flooding the news it’s good to take a step back and reflect on how fortunate we are to be fed, safe and warm. Though I was sad to spend the holiday away from family (and I really…