Category Archives: Musings

On loss and letting go

I don’t get homesick very often.  Not even the times I spent Christmas away from family and friends, staying at a hostel alone, did I have moments when felt sad or lonely.  But this past weekend, it hit me full … Continue reading

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When it rains, it pours

At the risk of sounding like Alanis Morissette, life has a funny way of turning around when it seems like everything has gone absolutely down the crapper.

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Life in limbo

The last time I was in a limbo competition was at a slightly dilapidated upstairs bar in downtown Reykjavik, Iceland.  My friend, Hank, had pulled off an impressively low back bend under the limbo stick to keep our team in … Continue reading

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Novel ideas

I’ve done a fair bit of walking today; I can feel the heat trapped in my shoes, burning my soles as I sit here in a stuffy pub on Lombard St.  I spent the majority of the morning doing outrageous … Continue reading

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Routine: friend or foe?

I turned my thesis in last Monday and while the questionable quality of which has given me some anxiety, it feels so good to be free from the clutches of this graduate program.  They say the grass is always greener … Continue reading

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