You think you know who you are until you don’t. You think you know what friendship is until everything changes. You think you know what you’re worth until the world tilts sideways. You think you know so much about life, but you actually know nothing. *That double ignorance though… When I moved out East I… Continue reading Who is Season 5 Sam?
Year two is drifting to a close. I say drifting because the time between now and my last exam seems to be floaty, immaterial almost – I am here but at the same time I’m not wholly present. After this Thursday my Winter semester will be done and my fate will be sealed in terms… Continue reading Sunshine and Shadows
When was the last time you said, “I’m sorry.” This morning? Yesterday afternoon? Ten seconds ago? Why did you do it? More importantly did you mean it? I recently wrote a paper for my second year Celtic Literature course on the topic of apology and how our current understanding of apologies has mutated from holding… Continue reading Apologies
The past three weeks have been something, something special. The day after Thanksgiving my parents left for Hawaii – they went on vacation to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary, and I stayed home. What with midterms, university, extracurriculars, and well, life, there was no way I could join them. As much as I love my… Continue reading Coming Home
When you get lost for the first time as a child you experience momentary panic. At least I did, for others that panic might not be so momentary. But once you move on past the realization that you are not familiar with your surroundings or the people passing you by, a feeling of practicality sets… Continue reading Lost In This World of Twists and Turns
Tomorrow; it’s a new year – a new academic year to be specific. Tomorrow morning I will awake at 6:33 am, switch off my alarm and turn to face my first day as a second year Humanities student at Carleton University. I cannot believe that this is actually happening. It’s fascinating how time seems to speed… Continue reading Tomorrow
“Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.” -George Bernard Shaw Shaw is incorrect; at least by my standards. Youth is beautiful but terrible too – the only ones who are capable of facing it are the young. Each age has its own trials and tribulations but youth is by far one… Continue reading What A Crime…