A Wish Your Heart Makes.

Photo via Seasons and Greetings.

Nothing inspires me like the sound of Edith Piaf’s voice. This past December I put together my first mixed tape on the 8-tracks website so that I could listen to my favourite holiday songs at work. To my surprise, this little playlist ended up with 9,000 listens and awarded gold certification from the crew at 8-tracks…. Continue Reading

Foggy Mornings.

Foggy Mornings. ©Lauren Burkitt

January was a foggy month here in Vancouver. I spent every morning outside for my first monthly pledge and these are a few of the photos I took with my iPhone. Have a lovely weekend. The Chinese New Year starts this Sunday, year of the snake!

Portrait Challenge.

Portrait by Megan Eckman.

Megan Eckman, an artist from San Jose, California, is drawing a portrait a day for 2013. That’s right, 365 portraits! I am so thrilled to be a part of her challenge as portrait #35. Check out her gallery of portraits from the project here. Megan’s creative idea to include everyone in her challenge by accepting photographs from… Continue Reading

Super Bowl Sunday.

Photo taken from Pinterest.

You didn’t think I was talking about football did you? I went to a sound healing workshop today put on by one of my favourite yoga instructors, Daniel Shaw, and his partner Julie Peters. There were several large singing bowls set up in the middle of the room and I feel like it’s appropriate to say… Continue Reading

Dolce Far Niente.

A conversation between a local Italian man and an American woman: “I’ve been in Rome for three weeks and all I’ve done is learn a few Italian words and eat.” “You feel guilty because you are American, you don’t know how to enjoy yourself.” “I beg your pardon?” “Americans, you work too hard. You get burnt out…. Continue Reading