Tag Archives: Education

This Stinks

The other night, my entire family was woken up at 3AM because there was a cat outside, screaming and, we assume, fighting another animal. We couldn’t see anything from the window, but the fracas sounded like it was happening in … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

My Favourite School Assignments

If there’s one regret I have for this blog, it’s that I didn’t start it while I was still in school. That’s not my fault though, I never even thought about starting a blog back then. But if I did, … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 38 Comments

Words Still Matter

About five years ago, I found myself sitting in a third-year writing class with about fifty other students. One day, the professor – who was a reporter at the local newspaper – returned an assignment to us. A few minutes later, I … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 41 Comments

I’m Going To Miss School…

Today I am sharing with you a special guest post by my friend, Shaz. Shaz was one of the first bloggers I became friends with when I started this blog in 2013. We first connected on a post I wrote called: … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The “Skimming” Experiment

I’ll let you in on a little secret. When I have nothing to write about, I think of the craziest thing I could possibly present on my blog, and then I do it. And that’s what I did with my … Continue reading

Posted in Random | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 96 Comments

Skimming

Have you ever written a blog post and wondered if people actually read every single word of it before they like, or comment on it? I do, all the time. Especially when I post something that is close to 1000 words … Continue reading

Posted in Random | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 214 Comments

Hindsight is 20/20

I was 12-years-old when my eyes started to fail me. There wasn’t really a moment when I realized I was starting to have trouble seeing things in the distance. It just sort of happened. I remember playing softball that summer … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

This Book Has 778 Pages

…and that doesn’t even even include the table of contents, introduction, acknowledgements, index, or the pages just inside the cover that tell me where the book was published. I’m just counting the pages of actual importance. In reality, this book has more than … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Should Education Be Free?

I’ll preface this post with the following: I’m not looking for a debate in the comment section, or for people to tell me why we have to pay for education; I’ve already read the articles supporting that position. I understand … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Unlikely Best Friends

Life is weird. In elementary school, you think you’re going to be close friends with everyone, forever. You think that the person who shares their snack with you in Grade 1 will still be sharing their snack with you when … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments