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The “Beginning” Trip

With school out and the whirlwind that is spring finally upon this little town, I took my chances on a little road trip to visit a friend in Kitchener, Ontario. I gave my parents maybe a week and a half notice, and they weren't too excited for their "baby" (now 23, walking and talking) to… Continue reading The “Beginning” Trip

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So Far So Good – Future Achievements Review

This year has kind of flown by so far.  In a whole 8 months, I've only really accomplished one of my achievements I set forth at the beginning of the year.  I figured out, generally, what I want to do with my life.  Which, as far as achievements go, that's a pretty significant one, I… Continue reading So Far So Good – Future Achievements Review

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Future Achievements of 2017

I have a friend who made the most beautiful comment on 2016 and the new year.  I won't copy it word-for-word because it was a very personal comment loaded with personal things that were not written for me to repeat to the world.  To paraphrase, 2016 was an interesting year filled with new experiences.  Her… Continue reading Future Achievements of 2017

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Christmas has Changed

Sometimes I think to myself that Christmas is changing for the worse in my family.  It all started 5 years ago with the passing of my grandfather in November.  It was sudden, it was shocking, and it is my most fragile memory. All Christmas' (more specifically Christmas Eve's) up to 2010 were spent in my grandparent's… Continue reading Christmas has Changed

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Mother Knows Best | TBT Post

Mom.  Mum.  Mommy.  Maman.  Moma.  Mother. Chef.  Miracle-Worker.  Support Specialist.  Knower-of-All. Mine goes by all of those names, and I know how lucky I am to have a "MOTHER!" like mine.  Regardless of how many chores she throws my way, I try to let her know how much I love her as often as possible.  That… Continue reading Mother Knows Best | TBT Post

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Last night was a crazy night.  Not that kind of crazy... Jeez. Firstly, I’d invited some of my friends to join me on my 5K Run on Mother’s Day, and they flat-out declined.  I guess it’s not too enticing to run a random 5K on such short notice, for something you aren’t so passionate about. Later, my dad came… Continue reading Passion.

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Summer in the Country | 5K run

When it's 15 C outside for the first time in months, it's only right to take the dog for a walk.  Especially to help prep for a 5K run that's just over 10 days away.  More about that at the end, though! With her collar locked on, Paws always gets incredibly hyped.  On today's walk,… Continue reading Summer in the Country | 5K run

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April, Horror & Hja

Yeah, it's that time of year again.  School is over, exams all written, grades still being processed weeks after submission... Anxiously awaiting the scores while searching for jobs is not the most relaxing way to begin the time off.  Don't get me wrong, its nice knowing that school is out for another few months, but… Continue reading April, Horror & Hja

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Spring Fever

With only one day of classes left, this final lab report I have sitting in front of me looks very unappealing.  The sunshine outside, the plus single-digit temperatures, the excitable dog running around my feet, trying to tell me something... Something like, "Let's go outside!" And that we did - armed with a camera-crowned tripod,… Continue reading Spring Fever

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Point B (revised) | TBT Post

I figured out a way to reintroduce some old blogs I enjoy, while not simply reposting them.  Instead, I'll have the chance to sort of do-over some terribly embarrassing posts.... <.< On that note, let us "throw back."      Just shy of five months ago, I wrote a blog post about my point B, my bucket… Continue reading Point B (revised) | TBT Post

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Emotional Hygiene, Explored

A very inspiring, and funny, TED Talks about emotional hygiene by Guy Winch.  Mr Winch talks about an amazing perspective on the favouritism between physical and emotional health, and about specific subsets of emotional aspects that can help us to thrive.      The more I try to elaborate on this video, the more it I find myself… Continue reading Emotional Hygiene, Explored