Category Archives: Post-Graduate Studies

Can dreamers be realists?

Sometimes I question whether I’m a dreamer or a realist. I get things done. Whether I decide to do something subconsciously or consciously doesn’t matter because once I make up my mind, and especially if I say it out loud, … Continue reading

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0 to 3 // Jobs after University

A lot of determination, a little bit of luck, and a positive, charismatic attitude. This is what it took to be employed. Well, with 3 part-time jobs, but they are all in my field! PREAMBLE.  Those who know me are … Continue reading

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It tastes better in Ottawa // Shawarma

Shawarma. Need I say anything else? Of course I should. I planned a Shawarma, beer night with the majority of my best friends (still living) in Ottawa. Set to happen the evening after I handed in my last assignment – … Continue reading

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Printing, printing, searching for articles, printing…

MAKE A FUCKING COURSE-PACK! This is a rant. Honestly, that is how irritated I am about the Masters English Literature Professors who didn’t compile a course-pack this year. At this level of academia, students don’t have time to be going … Continue reading

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Monday should always be sunny.

What I am about to say…is nothing new. MONDAY SUCKS! You know that. You would think that it is better for me because I’m a student, but that’s not true. I currently have to grade my TA classes final exams … Continue reading

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I am so gullible.

Who knew that you could still be fooled while sitting at home in your pajama’s while no one is home, and you are working on your “Blacks and Jews” final paper. I answered a phone call from my friend Ian … Continue reading

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Sunny days, cold winds, and the library // Master of Arts Degree

The weather went from cold – to summer warmth – to freezing winds. Where have I been? Good question. The library…researching and writing while the sunny days with cold winds fade into the dinner hour and my empty stomach leads … Continue reading

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Anticlimactic hour forward

Spring forward, Fall back…who could forget? Obviously, I did. If it weren’t for my iPhone I would have been living in the past without even knowing it. I woke up later than usual on Sunday morning, and was happy that my … Continue reading

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It was one of those nights // Partying

The best nights out are the ones that end on the dance floor with some of your best friends, and in the bar you love the most. This happens to be Zaphods. These are the nights that start out without … Continue reading

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An Insignificant Harvey

Friday night in Ottawa. I had just spent all day trying to get through Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey. What to do? Go to The Mayfair. Not only is the Mayfair literally up the street from my house, and so at Bank … Continue reading

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