Yearly Archives: 2010

Road-tripping

hiya readers- I’ve just consumed a significantly-sized latte at the Tea Room on campus. I usually try and resist sipping on expensive, caffeinated beverages unless it’s a special occasion. Today, however, I decided I deserved one. That’s because I am

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Rainy Thursday

Hello, rainy Thursday! I am writing this from the public library — Kingston’s central branch on Johnston street. I met a friend for an early-ish breakfast at the Sleepless Goat this morning. She was heading over to campus to get

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Welcome

Queen’s is a place where graduate students learn and discover in a close-knit intellectual community. This is the place where you can work and live with the world’s best scholars, whether it’s on a campus park bench at Professor’s Walk,

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Monday morning restless

hiya readers, hello new week! It’s 11:00 am, and I am happy to report that I’ve managed to get a couple things done this morning. Regretfully, it’s all been stuff on the computer, meaning that by now, I am tired

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Screen-time

I’m sure you’ve all felt this at various points, but I’m feeling it particularly acutely these days: I’m sick of my computer. It’s not like I am currently pounding out a thesis on it or anything. It’s not like I

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Inspiration Elsewhere

uh-oh. It’s already Wednesday, and still not blog-post from me this week. Sorry. Falling down on the job. Here goes: I’m on a train at the moment — barrelling back to Kingston after spending a couple of day s in

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Smartness

Hello, Friday! It’s been not a bad week, I must say. I can’t tell you that I did a whole heck of a lot of real productive work on my thesis project, but I DID get my GREB application submitted

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Griping about GREB again

hi all- Welcome to a new week. Wasn’t the weekend lovely and sparkly? I sometimes feel like I am totally at the mercy of the weather. If it’s beautiful out, I completely lose my ability to concentrate: there is virtually

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Book Learning and Other Lessons

I know this may be obvious, but I’m going to state it anyway: there’s way more to a university education than the stuff we learn in class and from books. Every time I make a new connection, learn something new

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Oh geez. It’s Tuesday.

Anyone who has been reading this blog lately knows that I’ve wandering around town lately as a calmer, happier version of myself. My low-level anxiety (I keep it handily tucked in a back pocket where it can be hauled out

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