Life of Mel

2018 Wrapup

These last few months have passed by in the blur of assignments, newspaper articles, and all the fun events of the last year of my undergrad. So, please excuse my prolonged absence in light of all the running around I’ve been doing this semester. I wanted to make a quick post about some of the […]

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Fall Life Update!

Hello everyone! I figured it was about time I gave you a little update about what’s going on in my life right now, and about some of the things that happened over my summer. I’m back in school for my last year of my undergrad, and I’m now V-P of the history society on campus. […]

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Summer Reading List 2018

Hello everyone! Work has been keeping me fairly busy this summer, but I’ve been actively trying to pick up a book when I have some free time. Because of that, I thought that I’d share some of the books on my summer reading list with you! So, here are the books that I’m trying to […]

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Happy Canada Day!

From the Eastern coast of Canada, I hope all the Canadians following my blog have a great holiday! Take the time to have fun with your close friends and family during this long weekend. I’ve always felt lucky to live in this country. It’s beautiful from coast to coast, from the oceans to the mountains […]

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Thank You!

I just wanted to say a brief thank you to all of you who have been following me throughout the May 30 Day Writing Challenge. This one has been my favourite one yet, and I’m glad to see my posts resonating with you. I also gained a bunch of new followers this month, and I […]

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Day 31: Your Summer Goals

I have a lot of goals this summer, many of which I’m already working on as part of my list. So, I decided I’d share some of them: Eating healthier (which means all the fruits and veggies!) Start exercising more Drink more water Read some books for pleasure Explore Antigonish and go to the Highland […]

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Day 29: Your Pets

As I don’t currently have any pets of my own, I decided today I’d post about all the pets I’ve had in the past today. The first pet I ever had personally was a hamster named French Fry, inherited with the name and all from a friend. He ended up having kids, and my sister […]

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Day 27: A Lesson You’ve Learned

I think one of the biggest lessons I’ve learned this last year is actively going out of my comfort zone. I’ve always been a more introverted and cautious person, and this year I’ve really been trying to push myself to do new things and meet new people. Ironically, pushing my boundaries started with two spur […]

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Day 25: What You Did Today

I didn’t get up to anything too exciting today, as it is a workday for me. But that’s what it’s like in the life of a research assistant. I slept in a little this morning since I didn’t have any meetings, and then I ate breakfast and went through my emails and notifications. After that, […]

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