• Jan 20, 2018

     On December 17, 2017 I completed 1000 hours volunteering for the Ontario Online Text and Chat Program (ONTX) Program. Although I've got 1600 telephone hours, my ONTX hours were strictly volunteer, for my own soul.
  • Oct 12, 2017

    It turns out one of my fiancee's favourite movies is Amelie, a French movie. As a French-learner I was super excited to watch it with her!
  • Jan 16, 2017

     I did it! It took a long time but I finally succeeded.
  • Dec 23, 2015

    I've learned to cook several full meals including fish, beef, steak and chicken.
  • Sep 19, 2015

    It took me 34 days from the day that I started to jog a 5K. My time was 35m25 seconds. Edit: Although my first 5K was in September 19, 2015 I've updated the picture since I finally ran a Virtual Race with documentation.
  • Sep 4, 2014

     September 4, 2014 I was in the newspaper "Durham This Week", promoting the Distress Centre Durham Suicide Awareness Walk. I needed a haircut (the photographer showed up unannounced), but luckily the bookshef behind me was as black as my...
  • Apr 28, 2014

     I learned how to do a half-windsor knot :)
  • Nov 30, 2012

    I took a Distress Centre helpline call where I spoke to a woman who was soon to be evicted. She was feeling very suicidal and the end result was an ambulance to the hospital. I've been with this helpline for a year and it was so gratifyi...