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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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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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Being There: How Showing Up Reveals the Most Splendid Surprises

Recently I’ve often found myself saying that it feels like Canada and Toronto (and my neighborhood even more particularly) have been sending me little signs to say, “You are in the right place. Stay here.” They are very specific and targeted to … Continue reading

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After the Call: How do you locate home? at inForming Content

To all who saw my initial call about inForming Content, thanks for reading. To those of you who made it to the performance or other performances, thank you even more. It meant a lot to this artist who because of … Continue reading

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The Return

I took a break from this blog for a month in the hopes that it would help me focus on being at home and not always doing work. It worked and didn’t work. I was present in the warmth of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the First Snow

First of all, the title is not entirely true. Sort of a misnomer. I grew up in Tennessee where yes, it does snow and at least get regularly cold in the winter. Then I moved to Chicago, where it really … Continue reading

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Beyond a Library Review: How I Formed the Habit of Library-hopping

It’s a fact: I love libraries too much. I suppose it’s not the worst addictive habit to have. I just thought that I wouldn’t want to be in another relatively quiet room, surrounded by books and the laughter of small … 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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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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An Academic Ending

Originally posted December 1, 2011. I finished my last tutorial at Oxford just a little under an hour ago.  In some ways, I want to shout for joy because there will be no more 500 pg novels to read in three … Continue reading

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