Life of Mel

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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Life of Mel

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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Day 14: Ten Random Facts About Yourself

Without any further ado, here are ten fairly random facts about myself: My best friend and I have known each other since we met in kindergarten. My favourite colours are turquoise, purple, and emerald/forest greens. I dislike having naturally long nails, but I like having fake nails. I can play piano, and played clarinet for […]

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Day 6: Something You’re Proud Of

There are so many things I’ve been proud of recently, but I’m only going to list a few of them here today. First, I’m proud that I managed to survive my first year writing for the newspaper and on the executive of the history society at my university. There were quite a few late nights […]

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Day 1: Introduce Yourself!

Hello everyone, and welcome to the 30 Day Writing Challenge! My name is Melissa, and I’ve been blogging on here for about three years now. I’m from Calgary, and I’ve lived there for the majority of my life. That means I’m probably your stereotypical Western Canadian, or that’s what my friends from other provinces say […]

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Life of Mel

Life Update!

Hello everyone, This is a quick heads up that I won’t be posting anything for the next month. March has been pretty crazy for me already between working for the newspaper, schoolwork, and doing a bunch of interviews for summer jobs. Unfortunately, it’s not going to settle down until about mid-April, so I won’t be […]

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Goodbye to the Sunshine Dog

Jypsie, Jyps, Tipsy, Sexy, Houdini, Dummkopf, you were known by many names. You always knew where the best sun patch was inside and outside. You’d always lie on the picnic table, napping for hours under the sun and keeping an eye on the kitchen. I’m sure at some point you must have been raised by a […]

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