2018 · About Me · Grad School · Halifax · Self Reflection · white noise · Writing

A Filler Chapter

I’m hanging out on a cliff right now, metaphorically speaking. There aren’t any cliffs near me in Halifax. I’m not standing up. My toes aren’t curled protectively over the edge. I’m not windmilling back from the drop. I’m just here. I’m sitting with my laptop set on top of my crossed legs. I’m just hanging… Continue reading A Filler Chapter

2017 · About Me · Academia · Blogging · Change · Grad School · Ottawa · Self Reflection · travel · Writing

Girl Meets East Coast: Part 1

“Ever since my childhood I’ve been scared, I’ve been afraid, of being trapped by circumstance, of staying in one place.” – Frank Turner The Road  I was listening to this song a week or so ago as my tour bus wove its way between brilliant green trees on the trip back into Halifax and all I… Continue reading Girl Meets East Coast: Part 1

2016 · About Me · Blogging · Music · Self Reflection · white noise · Writing

White Noise

It’s too loud. Life is too loud. Maybe that is why I spend a great deal of my time plugged into my phone or laptop. It’s easier to control the amount of sound I consume when I’m plugged in because the world seems set to overwhelm me at every possible turn. Now, don’t get me… Continue reading White Noise

2016 · Blogging · Ottawa · Writing

Stretching My Wings

Last night I returned from a get together with various members of the Wingd team in the mood for reflection. We are currently in the process of developing a book and that is an amazing accomplishment, but that’s not what this post is about, for more information on that you can refer to the Metro or the Ottawa Citizen.… Continue reading Stretching My Wings

2015 · About Me · Change · Friendship · Humanities · Self Reflection · Working

I Don’t Want to Be a Superwoman

“You’re a superwoman!” Every so often this seemingly innocuous compliment slips from the mouth of one of my friends or sisters and, without fail, each time I hear it I cringe internally.  It’s not the act of being complimented that unsettles me it’s the terminology being used in the formation of said compliment.  I have never… Continue reading I Don’t Want to Be a Superwoman

2015 · About Me · Blogging · Change · Self-Improvement · Writing

2015 – For Real

It’s 2015 now. I’ve already encountered roadblocks to my resolutions. I’ve already fallen down, yet I’m still standing so that’s something. It’s currently 1:41am, and while by university student standards that’s nothing I was actually intending to make the most of the second last night of sleep I have before beginning school again.  Unfortunately, I find myself… Continue reading 2015 – For Real

2015 · About Me · Blogging · Change · Self Reflection · Self-Improvement

So far in 2015

Yes, I am time travelling a couple days into the future (in my current mindset it is already 2015) to report on the state of my resolutions. Be Healthier I had nachos for breakfast. That has cheese, therefore it meets some kind of dairy requirement for the day right? Complete with salsa which strikes off the… Continue reading So far in 2015