Ending an internship can be bittersweet Looking back, you realize how much knowledge and experience you have acquired in such a short period of time. You think about the many people who have helped you along the way: some you’ll miss, some you won’t, but, nonetheless, you’re glad for all the experiences. Finally, you look towards the… Continue reading CES 2015: Big & Bright
I’ve heard a lot of people use this phrase recently, and I find myself using it too. “The struggle is real.” And yeah, so maybe it is supposed to be a joke. Ironic. Sarcastic. Like “first world problems”, the phrase “the struggle is real” plays on the ironic notion that although you have problems, they… Continue reading “The struggle is real”… it’s time to remove this phrase from your vocabulary
Although the University of Waterloo boasts sustainability initiatives, primarily that the Faculty of the Environment buildings are LEED certified, there are basic sustainability practices that are non-existent in the University of Waterloo residences. Here’s another post that I wrote a long time ago but never got around to publishing. For context, I lived in a dorm style residence… Continue reading My two cents on sustainability at UW
I wrote this article back in November, but never got around to publishing it. Being in a cold, snowy and windy winter makes me miss cycling the busy streets of Toronto in relatively mild weather. Here’s my cycling rant from November… So, I’ve coined this new term “streetcar-pass-count”. It means “the number of streetcars passed… Continue reading City Cycling
… If you’re the kind of person who loves Monday. Or not-so-happy Monday, if you feel that Monday is absolutely the worst day of the week (I happen to fall in the middle, Monday is meh). Whatever your take on Monday is, the weekend is over… Don’t fret, there’s another one in 4 days. Over the… Continue reading Happy Monday!
I’m officially going to petition for the TTC, Toronto Transit Commission, to be renamed the TUPC, Toronto Un-Necessary Politeness Commission. Ok… I need to vent a little here. Have you ever been on the TTC (or any form of public transportation) and seen that person? The person who looks absolutely uncomfortable, grossed out by being… Continue reading The TTC… Enough of this already!
… I write guiltily. I’m quite ashamed to say that this year, I forgot that it was International Women’s Day (IWD) yesterday. So, in honour of IWD and my forgetfulness, here is my IWD blurb for 2013: If this were 2006, 2007 or 2008, when I still attended my all-girls feminist private school, IWD would… Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day…