The other day, I found myself watching the movie “Julie & Julia” and in it, the narrator (Julie) is inspired to start writing a blog because of her great admiration and respect for the famous chef, author and television personality, Julia Child. So much of this movie resonated with me… both women found themselves “stuck” in their lives and simply made a bold and courageous decision to do something about it. They …
For the past few weeks, I’ve been riding a whirlwind of uplifting, forward-moving energy. I feel that there has been so much happening that it is hard to keep track of it all. At the same time, each experience has held such special meaning for me that I want to write it all down, just so I don’t miss out on the enjoyment and the feelings of appreciation that each of them are worthy of.
So, if you’ll indulge me, I want to share some of the more significantly wonderful things that have been going on for me during the past little while.
As I mentioned last week, I started sailing classes at Queen’s City Yacht Club on Toronto Island, which is proving to be an incredible experience so far. I’m doing the class with a good friend and we’ve met some fun and interesting new people in the class, including our amazing sailing instructor, Jamie. Due to high winds on our sailing nights so far, we haven’t actually had much time on the water yet but I’m still enjoying every moment, learning how to rig and de-rig, tie knots, the various ways to approach the wind and, of course, the sailing terms. All of this while laughing and sharing beers with the group and enjoying the beautiful backdrop of the Toronto skyline at sunset.