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And…. it’s a wrap

hi all – Meredith here. Well, that’s it. We’re done. I’m through. And I’ve got a degree to prove it. Yesterday, yours truly strode across the stage at convocation and officially earned my Master’s degree in Cultural Studies. Our convocation

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Back on the Job

hi all – Meredith here. Sorry for not writing sooner. I have been meaning to write for a couple of days, but again.. the 9-5 life is sucking me dry! As regular readers will know, I’m back working at CBC

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New Things: The First Week

hi all – Meredith here. I made it to the weekend! I just worked my first three days at the CBC. This week I worked as an associate producer on the afternoon show at CBC Radio here in Ottawa. It’s

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Writing on a Train

hi all – Meredith here. I’m on the train, hurtling through some very beautiful scenery at the moment. Everything is lit with striking mid-fall, golden light which is quite lovely. I’ve spend most of this journey on my computer, catching

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A New Era

Today I went for lunch with my supervisor, and we didn’t talk about my thesis project. Not at all. Not even once. We didn’t talk about the defence. We didn’t touch on my subject matter. Now that my M.A. is

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Road-tripping

hi all -Meredith here. Greetings from Guelph! I’m still on my baby-tour. I spent last night in Acton (yes, my friends have hear the “it’s worth the drive” jokes, all of ‘em) and am on my way to Kitchener where

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Driven to Distraction

hi all – Meredith here. So I’m doing my best to shake off the post-degree (mild) malaise (I don’t want to sound like a whiner…it’s just that I have been feeling at loose ends since defending my Master’s last week!).

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The (unanticipated) Let Down

hi all – Meredith here. Happy Monday to you all. Things are grey and blustery here today. The wind has been whipping things around like crazy. I’ve spent a good portion of the day inside, hunkering down with a novel

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And…it’s a wrap!

hi all- Meredith here. Or should I say, Meredith Dault, M.A. (which is how a friend just greeted me when I ran into her on the street). That’s right, people: it’s done. At 10am yesterday morning, my committee offered me

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THIS IS IT!

hi all – Meredith here. I hope you are embarking on the new work week refreshed and that you’ve got turkey sandwiches packed for your lunch today (I don’t, but then I spent the weekend elsewhere). I also hope that

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