Back at school: Looking back and being vulnerable.

In an optional ethics class with a handful of other students, our professor, at one point, asked us all how challenging the classes have been for us compared to life before COVID-19. I replied by saying “ten times easier,” or something along those lines. And that’s not to say the classes have been easy, but … Read more

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Dusty Trail

It was not that long ago that I was cleaning out a deep fryer after a long shift in the kitchen. After hearing the printer print order after order, and servers coming by to pick them up in an understandably anxious state, cleaning out the deep fryer was a nice way to relax after the … Read more

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Coping

The second semester of my journalism program has just started, and one of the classes that stuck with me was the ethics class I am required to take. Now, it wasn’t because of the discussion we had, nor on the situation’s journalists might find themselves in; it was because of the coping mechanisms that some … Read more

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Persevere

I am tired these days. So much trouble in our world, in our society, and in our houses. I see plenty of good things though, and so I must hold gratitude when I notice the trouble and disgusting portrait that appears before me when some individuals speak with a noise that only a child would … Read more

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Wandering Flames

I remember when the Calgary Flames made the playoffs back in 2004, which was the first time they did in nearly a decade. They were up against the Vancouver Canucks, a formidable team that was placed third in the Western Conference of the NHL. And man, the Flames pulled one out of their asses to … Read more

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Push-ups before you realize…

I was hanging with some old friends of mine and having a local area network (LAN) party; we played Starcraft in teams, or playing against the CPU since my one friend hadn’t played in 20 years or so. To sum up, we had a blast. It was like a return to the old days when … Read more

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What will happen now?

I am glad the US election is over. Sure, there is still the legal battle the Trump administration wants to fight, and the fact the press predictions don’t make it official, but I am glad it is over. The legal battle is in regards to Trump’s claims of voter fraud, but I think they will … Read more

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You have to do it everyday, that’s the hard part

“Work begins when the fear of doing nothing at all finally trumps the terror of doing it badly.” Alain de Botton What is the most honest way to communicate with people? What does it mean to be honest? How come it is ok to dust people off, and never say anything again? Or to block … Read more

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The Weight is Heavier This Year

Aging is interesting, and the time that passed me by this year has also been interesting. Granted, we as a collective have gone through so much pain, sorrow, and perhaps joy at new developments. But I think it is safe to say that it has been a pretty shit year for us all. I certainly … Read more

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