A lot happens in a decade

“The times you lived through, the people you shared those times with – nothing brings it all to life like an old mix tape. It does a better job of storing up memories than actual brain tissue can do. Every mix tape tells a story. Put them together, and they can add up to theContinue reading “A lot happens in a decade”

Have I the soul of a free man or the soul of a slave?

The last few days I’ve been reading The Richest Man in Babylon, a book originally published in 1926. Author George Samuel Clason shares financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. The style of writing is very Shakespearean- old english. It threw me off at the beginning but I felt myself getting hookedContinue reading “Have I the soul of a free man or the soul of a slave?”

A Comfortable Home

Home. 家. We can define home so many different ways, it can be a physical location, a city, a country, or merely a group of people that we’re with that makes us feel at home. In this particular post, I’ll be talking about a physical location and environment. For the last 6+ years, I’ve beenContinue reading “A Comfortable Home”

Here’s to all the teachers out there

I’m taking a short break from my thesis while it’s being reviewed by my faculty and committee members. It almost feels strange to sit down at my desk, and not pull up my 55 page word document. Give me a few days and I’ll be right back at it, editing comments and preparing my defenseContinue reading “Here’s to all the teachers out there”

It’s March already?

It certainly feels like just yesterday that I celebrated the end of 2015, and rung in the beginning of 2016 in Toronto with my family. I’m sure you’ve heard time and time again from your family, friends, and fellow strangers- but damn, I can’t believe two months have passed by just like that. A lotContinue reading “It’s March already?”