no one ever remembers the nights they slept”

no one ever remembers the nights they slept”

The phrase, “No one ever looks back on their life + remembers the nights they slept” has been coined by enablers - in either their late teens or early 20’s - as an intense persuasive technique to put your responsibilities, ambitions, and deadlines in the recycling bin, for  a couple hours (days), so you can [...]

I am a serial unfollower

I am a serial unfollower

*Disclaimer: these photographs were taken before my Hangover Fear post was written.  I am off the booze.* Contrary to popular belief, unfollowing a mutual from Instagram, deleting *that* guy from Facebook who you have not spoken to in years (yet are still annually bombarded with his Canadian lifestyle pictures) or even just muting someone who [...]

a shift in commitments

a shift in commitments

Oh, why hello there!  Welcome back to the little bubbling hub of sunshine I like to call my corner of the internet - Cigarette Sounds.  Come in, come in, do not be shy and honestly, do not worry about taking your shoes off, those metaphorical carpets are self-cleaning don’t-you-know!  Fantastic, you brought prosecco AND bourbon [...]

21 things for 2018

21 things for 2018

It is officially the third month of 2018.  70-odd days deep in and I have built some brilliant foundations for how I want the rest of the year to pan out.  At the end of 2017, I created some January-June 2018 goals. However, after getting a serious feel for 2018, I have penned 21 mini-goals and [...]