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Post Mortem

Last week I visited Rice University. If you’re a Rice University young alum, you’re probably saying: “You were a week early!” To which I’ll reply, Not this year. When I graduated almost two years ago, I thought I’d be dying to … Continue reading

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Living in Toronto: This is a whole different kind of city

Update: To everyone who read the first draft of this post, I’m sorry about the confusion. I have changed the title because, as my Houston friends have pointed out, Houston is very much a city, just a whole different kind … 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 college. It’s been two weeks on … Continue reading

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Beyond a Cafe Review: Te House of Tea

As I stated in the River Oaks review, Saturday June 30 was a lucky day for me.  The rain cooperated for me to visit not one but two cafes that afternoon.  I thought River Oaks was nice, but I should … Continue reading

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Beyond a Cafe Review: River Oaks Coffee House

After two weeks of traveling and busily attending other events, I found time for not one but two cafe visit this week–both on Saturday, too!  Although the rain had kept me from going out to explore on Friday afternoon, it … Continue reading

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Beyond a Concert Review: Coldplay’s Mylo Xyloto

Concert reviews won’t be a common occurrence on my blog.  Although I enjoy good music, I use it more as background for writing, studying, and exercising than as a regular activity.  But Coldplay is an exception to this rule in many ways. … Continue reading

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Beyond a Cafe Review: Empire Cafe

After my cafe review last week, one of my Rice friends suggested that I visit Empire Cafe. Then when I met a friend at Black Hole to talk over some club leadership projects, he also suggested this place.  Little did … Continue reading

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Introduction to a Houston Summer: Literacy and Lazy Floormates

I have now been in Houston for almost a week now.  Although I have been attending Rice for three years, this is the first time I’m spending part of my summer vacation in Houston.  I’ve had some interesting interactions this … Continue reading

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