2018 · Academia · Blogging · Change · Grad School · St. John's

Girl Meets Grad School: Level Up

My new town The last time I drank chamomile tea someone I loved had died. But this afternoon, I bought my first chamomile tea in five years and I set myself up in my new grad lounge to type out this blog post. I haven’t updated in ages, or maybe it just seems that way… Continue reading Girl Meets Grad School: Level Up

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

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Rejection is a Learning Experience

Catchy title eh? I figured it was best to get to the point straight off the bat. But, if you’re looking for a post that will rant, rave, and rail against the world you won’t find it here. Contrary to what some people who know me might think I am no stranger to rejection. I’ve… Continue reading Rejection is a Learning Experience

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Coming Home

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

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Year Two

My second year of university literally starts a week from tomorrow and I could not be happier to return to school.  However, I could not feel less prepared (although upon reflection I’m pretty much on top of things) or more anxious. Few things comfort me during this spell of anxiety; however, I have compiled a list of three… Continue reading Year Two