Monthly Archives: September 2010

Monday, monday

Does anyone remember the old song by the Mamas and the Papas called “Monday, Monday”? It starts out with a lot of Ba-da ba-da-da-da Ba-da ba-da-da-da Ba-daba-da-da-da…” It’s the tune that’s been spinning through my head this morning. Monday. The

Posted in SGS Blog 2010-2011, Student Perspective, Uncategorized

And now: putting it into practice

Ever hear the saying “the more you do, the more you do?” Well, I think there’s something to it. Those of you who read this blog on a regular basis will know that earlier this week, I wrote about the

Posted in SGS Blog 2010-2011, Student Perspective, Uncategorized

Finding some structure

Monday: day of fresh starts…when the week ahead looms ahead full of empty possibility, right? Wrong. If you’re like me, the week is already filling up with fresh to-do lists and low-level anxiety about how the heck to get it

Posted in SGS Blog 2010-2011, Student Perspective, Uncategorized

In a quiet room…

Sometimes I let myself write these blog entries in coffee shops. Sometimes I even listen to music while I write them. Today, however, is not one of those days. Nope, today I am writing from a den of Very Quiet

Posted in SGS Blog 2010-2011, Student Perspective, Uncategorized

flip-flop

hi readers- Well, it’s Wednesday: the middle of the first official week of school – and what a week it’s been already. I went out of town for the weekend – mostly to escape the frosh-week antics, but also just

Posted in SGS Blog 2010-2011, Student Perspective, Uncategorized

Kingston: land of the scantily-clad undergrad

Heading back to campus just now, after a lovely sushi lunch with a friend (an indulgence, yes, but it felt appropriate on such a beautiful afternoon), I cycled past an undergraduate girl who was standing on the sidewalk chatting with

Posted in SGS Blog 2010-2011, Student Perspective, Uncategorized

Back-2-Skool

So this is it: the day after labour day. The end of summer. The ramping up of the new school year. And with it come a myriad of feelings: excitement, nervousness, and the odd moment of oh-my-god-what-am-I-doing-here anxiety. I’ll admit

Posted in SGS Blog 2010-2011, Student Perspective, Uncategorized

And so it begins…

hello readers! Welcome to September! I just got back to Kingston and will admit I’m just a little dismayed to see the city overrun with undergrads again. Now don’t get me wrong – I don’t really have anything specific against

Posted in SGS Blog 2010-2011, Student Perspective, Uncategorized
Gradifying Poll
Grad Community at Queen's
How connected do you feel to a community of other graduate students at Queen's?