Tag Archives: Austin

Moving Daze: Austin, Texas

An update: I’m not leaving Toronto. Yet. I’m not sure I’m ready to commit to Canada and expat life forever, but just as I was about to give up hope, to say that I’d waited long enough for opportunities to … Continue reading

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Trains, Planes, Automobiles

I have taken them all to travel this semester. Actually, I’ve also travelled by boat since my parents and I took the ferry to and from the Toronto Islands for a morning trip in August. I’ve taken subways and streetcars … Continue reading

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Beyond a Cafe Review: Three Cafes in Austin, TX

As I found last summer, even when you have the room or the house to yourself, it can still be difficult to detach from all the daily tasks–or the television–to focus on getting some real work done. Once again, I … Continue reading

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Back to Childhood Roots? Grown up? Somewhere in Between . . .

A few weeks ago a friend asked me: “Do you remember what it was like to be a kid?” At the time, I wasn’t really sure. The question took me by surprise, but the more I think over it, the … Continue reading

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Beyond a Book Review: Damage Control by Amber Dermont

There’s no good way to describe how I’ve been feeling these days. It’s been just under two weeks since I graduated from Rice. Two weeks exactly since I moved out of my home there, Martel┬ácollege. It’s been two weeks on … Continue reading

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