Remember when I said something about trying to post an update every week to keep myself on track? Yeah, I knew even then that it wasn’t going to happen. Apparently it’s now been… Read More
Since I’ve begun my Masters program in cognitive science, I’ll every so often be faced with a person asking me what specifically I’m studying. My usual reaction is to panic… Read More
(Ok, so maybe I’ll get one real blog post a month. That’d still be pretty good, right? This won’t count as one of those.) So I’m doing a lot of reading about what thi… Read More
I’m a big fan of Carleton University’s MacOdrum Library. On my first weekend in campus, when I first took an hour to wander campus and find my bearings, I stumbled across it and… Read More
I’ve been in Ottawa for four weeks now, and life is indeed very different. The city is very flat and greenish. From the window of the library I’m currently in, I look over a pano… Read More
Being a human is a pretty wild experience sometimes, wouldn’t you agree? To be a collection of cells generated by a particular string of DNA, with the amazing ability to perceive relev… Read More
I dated a lovely human once for whom “problematic” was one of those go-to words, by which I mean, it was an unthinking, comfortable speech pattern to fall into. For example: &ldq&hell…Read More
I’ve heard it said that trying to describe an improv set to someone who wasn’t there is like trying to recite your dreams – no matter how fascinating the content for the on… Read More
Listening to Beck’s Morning Phase album, and was immediately inspired to write about sunbeams and glockenspiels. And the euphoric feeling – small, but real – generated by a… Read More
The kettle in my house is broken. It was a shitty kettle. I bought it at Honest Ed’s (an infamous discount store in Toronto) just before Christmas, and it was probably one of the chea… Read More
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