Solo Travel #JennDoesTheCapital (Part I)

The Beer Clock at Les Brasseurs du Temps

I don’t live all that far from Ottawa – about 5 hours driving, depending on the route. I’ve been to Ottawa a few times – grade 8 trip, grade 11 music trip, with Argonotes for Grey Cup and playoff games, and then in grad school for research. I thought I’d seen all the highlights already… Continue reading Solo Travel #JennDoesTheCapital (Part I)

Word Wednesday: Storms of Historic Proportions

This is what I think of every time I hear the words 'historical hurricane'.

It’s been awhile since I got really pedantic on here but it’s happening today. I was going to write this post last week but then decided that the issue really wasn’t *that* bad and just ranted a bit to some Facebook friends. In the past two days however, I’ve heard the phrase “historical storms” at… Continue reading Word Wednesday: Storms of Historic Proportions

Football Friday – it’s What We’re Made Of

The front of the shirt is beautiful and simple.

Two weeks ago, the town of Charlottesville Virginia was the location of a rally by members of the so called “white nationalist” movement (really a white supremacist movement) over the proposed removal of a Confederate statue. A peaceful counter protest was organized for the next day as the alt, and one of the people from… Continue reading Football Friday – it’s What We’re Made Of

Word Wednesday – All Good Things Must (Eventually) End

Pregame Shenanigans

It’s no secret that change is hard for me. I like the familiar, I find comfort in routine. I’m an introvert by every definition of the word so I don’t like big groups of new people so once I’ve joined a social activity, I’m likely to stick to it because the initial investment was so… Continue reading Word Wednesday – All Good Things Must (Eventually) End