Loss & Triumph

On April 1st I had the pleasure of participating in my very first marathon known as the “JAJA Marathon”. James Dalke masterminded this event to closely follow the Barkley Marathons style. The Barkley is comprised of 2 clockwise loops, 2 counterclockwise loops, and a final 5 look that alternates directions for each consecutive runner who…

Personal Development

Throughout this school year and especially the last few months, I’ve been struggling to keep a positive filled lifestyle. It’s incredibly easy to get caught up in the weekly routine of school, and you can forget important people in your life, lose positive habits, and avoid social interactions altogether. It’s not a good place to…

Plans Do Change

After a long time to think over Christmas break and this winter semester, I’ve changed my vision for my future. I watched the Vagabrothers video on ESL teaching all over the world, and there’s a whole world of opportunity out there! There’s so many places that ESL teachers can teach: Dubai, Japan, China, Jordan, Korea,…

A Step in the Right Direction

Today I broke the news of my new career plans to my parents. It didn’t go quite as bad as I thought! I was told that it’s risky, and might not have job stability, but naturally that’s true. What I want to do is a risk, and might not make financial sense, but at the…

Realization

After much reflection on my current education path, I’ve come to a decision. Teaching isn’t for me. Even though I’m well into my 2nd year of elementary education, it doesn’t make me happy. After last week’s video experience, I’ve discovered videography/photography is something I’m truly passionate about! If I woke up each day knowing that…

Lake Louise

9:00 A.M. and my roommate Daner and I leave for an adventure! This day was completely dedicated to creating a vlog, and it was time to begin… The day spun off with a few in-dorm transitional scenes, packing our gear, and leaving the university. We  hadn’t driven 50 metres, when a giant white tailed buck…