Category: Life

It’s Tax Time

Don’t check your calendars, I haven’t turned back the clock to April. As an independent contractor-type person, I have until June 15 to file my taxes (Both Canadian and US, aren’t I lucky? I get to file in TWO countries!). I have a love/hate relationship with tax season. I don’t mind paying my taxes (and…

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11 Seconds

As a subscriber to the McMillan Training Plans, and a fan of their website, I receive their regular email newsletters. They’re usually a goldmine of information from coaches and athletes, little sparks of inspiration to spur you along in your training. Sometimes I skim, sometimes I read more in depth, but I always pay attention.…

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Clean Slate Club

Getting away from the negativity of my last post… One thing I do really like about living and working on a ship (aside from the good fortune of being a working actor) is the fact that every once in a while you get a totally clean slate. Every week, we get a whole new batch…

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Well, poop.

It’s been a challenging couple of weeks. First week, we had a not-so-pleasant encounter with a person whose communication skills left a lot to be desired, and it left both Greg and I very frustrated and angry. (And a little worried about potentially getting into trouble, which thankfully did not happen). We could have handled some…

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Back at Sea

After two weeks in Chicago rehearsing our new shows, I’m finally back to Running on Water. We’ve joined our new ship, and after a whirlwind week of more rehearsal, installing new technical cues (and finding our way around a new, bigger ship) we’ve finally opened all our shows. We’ve had a great time putting these…

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Running for Fun

People do it, you know. Run, for fun. I know, I know. Sounds unlikely and perverse, but it’s true. I wouldn’t yet classify myself as one of those people, but today I did something I’ve never done before. I finished my first day of rehearsals here in Chicago (Did I mention I travelled to Chicago…

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