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Cosplaying as a One Woman Army: I Know My Value Part 2

I’ve been ruminating about this post since I wrote part one almost a month ago.  This piece has been written and rewritten more often than I would like to admit.  Everything I produced just did not seem to hit the mark in terms of what I wanted to express. I promised in my last post to discuss… Continue reading Cosplaying as a One Woman Army: I Know My Value Part 2

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Cosplaying as a One Woman Army: Black Widow Edition Part 1

I have been a fan for as long as I can remember.  No, I am not a folded sheet of paper that can be moved back and forth to produce small breezes nor am I am electronic construction whose blades spin quickly to help a flow of cool air manifest in a room.  I am a fan… Continue reading Cosplaying as a One Woman Army: Black Widow Edition Part 1

2015 · About Me · Change · Dear Twenty Year Old Me · Friendship · Humanities · Music · Ottawa · Self Reflection · Self-Improvement · Writing

Remind Me Who I Am

Who are you? What are you made of? These questions may cause people to stop and think about their lives but more often than not they are brushed off.  Questions like these are difficult to think about because they bring one face to face with one’s own mistakes and failings.  They destroy the perfectly cultivated facade… Continue reading Remind Me Who I Am

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So Last Sunday Sam Walked into a Club

Until last Sunday night I had never been to a club and I was completely and utterly indifferent about that fact.  However, on February 12th I happened to be on Facebook at the right time to see a post on Frank Turner’s Official Facebook Page [http://on.fb.me/1FzNOt4] announcing that he would be playing with the Sleeping Souls… Continue reading So Last Sunday Sam Walked into a Club

2015 · About Me · Blogging · Friendship · Humanities · Ottawa · Self-Improvement · Writing

Stuck on Life

When everyone came back from Christmas break I felt a little lost and out of place. Everyone seemed to be solidifying their lives and then there was me. Exchange program applications were due in December and by January people began to discuss how different their lives might be next year. I’m staying in Ottawa next year. I felt… Continue reading Stuck on Life

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University=Life

University is my life. I do not major in AOII (my sorority).  Nor do I simply lurk in the coffee shops on campus or the library.  All the same university is my life. Or at least an extremely significant portion of my life as of right now. Being a student is a job. A full-time demanding… Continue reading University=Life

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Growing Up Sam

Even when I was a kid I thought I was a grown up. I know now that’s not true; I’m still in the process of blossoming, of blooming, of decaying, and rejuvenating.  Just like every other person on the planet I’ll be doing this dance for my entire life.  Birthdays may mark the years, but… Continue reading Growing Up Sam