Me, now.

Every Sunday, I update this /now page with a few things that have the majority of my time and attention right now.

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Week of March 24, 2019:

Previously in 2019:

  • Celebrating Navroz.
  • Hosting the first City Symposium.
  • Heading to Toronto to facilitate a few workshops.
  • Getting everything sorted out to send to my accountant for tax season.
  • Heading to Essex County to have lunch at the Oxley, visit wineries, and spend some time with family.
  • Checking in with my psychiatrist, getting a massage, starting a new meditation practice, and just doing more things to take care of myself because I’ve been struggling recently.
  • Starting my Indigenous Cultural Competency Training at work.
  • Having friends visit and stay with us for a few days.
  • Donating blood plasma for the very first time.
  • Eating at some fun restaurants on our short, four-day jaunt in Seattle.
  • Participating in a workshop on Indigenous treaties in Canada.
  • Attending an Accessibility 101” workshop.
  • Attending a book discussion on The Marrow Thieves at the public library.
  • Checking in with my psychiatrist so I can make sure I start feeling better soon.
  • Flying to Seattle for a short west coast escape.
  • Welcoming my love back home from her vacation.
  • Attending a workshop on building inclusive, anti-racist workplaces.
  • Celebrating my 37th birthday.
  • Going through the stack of papers I’ve left on my desk since early December.
  • Re-organizing the kitchen pantry.
  • Helping my love pack her bags for her upcoming two week vacation to Cyprus.
  • Working on creating governance documents for our CKX board.
  • Having a lovely weekend where family is coming to visit.
  • Attending the Black History Month Opening Celebration.
  • Heading to Toronto for our yearly Talent Team priority-setting retreat.
  • Heading to Peggy Sattler’s annual new year’s levée.
  • Going to the Glimmers of the Radiant Real opening reception at the McIntosh Gallery.
  • Having friends from Toronto come and visit.
  • Getting my first massage of the year.
  • Checking out the Food & Wine Show.
  • Sorting out my benefits and stuff like that.
  • Teaching my first class as part of the MPS program at UWaterloo.
  • Getting a manometry to help figure out why I’ve had swallowing issues for the past decade.
  • Attending the Beverages and Budgets session to learn more about and discuss the new municipal budget.
  • Going to an improv show and watching a couple of movies.
  • Flying back home to start the new year with gusto and immense kindness.
  • Fixing the punctured tire on my car. (Third one in six months!)
  • Donating blood for the first time in 2019.
  • TV: The Americans
  • TV: Barry
  • TV: Desus & Mero
  • TV: Game of Thrones
  • TV: Maniac
  • TV: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • TV: RuPaul’s Drag Race

Here’s what I did in 2018: