Lifestyle

2017 Canoe Journeys

2017 Canoe Journeys

I’ve decided to showcase all of my 2017 canoe trips, filled with stories and photographs, on this page, to remember later. October 7th These words hummed through my speakers as I moved along the waters: If I could fly Then I would know What life […]

Sustainable Food: Pass or Fail

I spend way too much of my time researching food, watching food documentaries, and pondering every decision I make. Like, a good chunk of my week. While googling whether Tazo teas were sustainable, I fell upon the site RankABrand. This site allows you to compare […]

Another Angry Letter: To Dawn Russell (The University Chapel)

I read a news article that said that St. Thomas (my school) was considering moving the university chapel to another location on campus. I could rant on and on about how I feel about this but instead, I’ll show you the letter I’m sending to […]

My laptop isn’t evil, but your objection is.

My laptop isn’t evil, but your objection is.

At 20 I believe it is my job, and my job alone, to budget my concentration and pay attention in class. So why do professors think they should ban laptops? I understand that you want my undivided attention, but let’s be realistic here. Education is […]

Hungry.

Hungry.

I didn’t mean to write this post. It started the way a lot of my ideas do. I was watching documentaries about food. My reason was simple: I want to be healthier. I plan on shopping at the farmer’s market and trying to avoid anything […]

Too Much Tolerance: The Canadian Problem

Too Much Tolerance: The Canadian Problem

I’ve been contemplating how to write this blog post for months. I don’t want to come off as intolerant or as racist but I do have opinions on a particular issue and I would like to get them down without too much judgement. If you […]

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.

I’m going to try to write this post without reeling. Facebook is not a way of life, it’s a tool. Back in the days of Myspace, a nerdy crowd was giggled at and tormented for posting their every thought, ambition, and action on the internet. […]

5 Things I’ll Never Stop Doing

5 Things I’ll Never Stop Doing

If you’re a passionate person: your parents, grandparents, friends, and various other people tend to get on your back. Why do you care about this? Why do you have to press the issue? Why don’t you just let it go so that you can be […]