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It’s a Freezing Friday (at least where I am!)

hi all- Meredith here. Greetings from Halifax where, though it’s sunny today (thankfully – after lots of rain!), it’s FREEZING! I did NOT pack adequately for this trip: this morning when I left the house it was 3C… my thin

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October: month of craziness

hiya Kingston – Meredith here. Greetings from Halifax! I know, I know… Halifax? Don’t you have a defense next week? Yes. I’m a bit crazy. When I scheduled this trip, my defense wasn’t yet booked — it was being bandied

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Catch-up

hi all. Meredith here again. It’s a grey, windy day in Kingston, but I’ve got my balcony door open… taking in the last of the summer-scented breezes while I can. It’s Friday.. and man-oh-man, does it ever feel like Friday!

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Seeing the Light (the end is in sight!)

hi again – Meredith here. Well: I’ve got good news. I think I’m actually going to be able to defend my thesis in time to be able to convocate this fall. But earlier this morning, I was having my doubts.

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Editingeditingeditingeditingediting

hi again-Meredith here. Boy-oh-boy, I hate editing. I know it’s not the right attitude, but I often like to dash things off quickly and without dwelling on them — I find my writing is usually lighter and more effective. Sometimes

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The Working Life

hello all – Meredith here. I’m at the library today — it’s been relatively quiet so far. Some days I find it hard to work here because the people around me often don’t really understand what it means to be

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Catch Up

hiya- Meredith here. Well, THAT week certainly blew by, didn’t it? It’s already Saturday…a sunny one (thankfully!) but chilly around the edges. Fall is really edging her way in. What can I tell you about the week? Nothing too exciting

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Getting back…

hi all – welcome to Monday: the first of the academic year. There’s definitely something in the air today… and it’s not related to the weather. Instead, it’s anticipation: the promise of interesting and challenging things to come, of new

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Keeping it Together

hi friendly readers – Meredith here. It’s sunny in Kingston today – the threat of fall seems to have passed…at least for the time being. I’ve been in a bit of an angsty headspace lately, but I am doing my

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WELCOME (BACK)!

Hi all- Meredith here. For those of you who are new to Queen’s at to this little blog – welcome! I’m a graduate student in the Cultural Studies program. I’m currently working on finishing up my degree. While some of

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