after the storm

It feels much stranger than I thought it would, being finished with school. There is no next class, next paper, next semester. It’s overwhelming. And surreal. For 12 years, I have been working on my “higher education”, and maybe it’s been something of a security blanket. When I graduated high school, there was college in … More after the storm

bagels and the subway: the same but oh, so different

On our second day in Montreal, we decided to venture a little farther away from the hotel. I had heard good things about a neighborhood called Le Plateau-Mont-Royal and about a bagel place called the St. Viateur Café. Montreal has an underground metro system so we checked out the map and decided on a route. … More bagels and the subway: the same but oh, so different

be here now

As I write this, I’m sitting on a train that’s rolling through upstate New York, about three hours into the eleven-hour journey from New York City to Montreal. It’s is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time; to go to Montreal and to go by train. And even though I’m checking something off … More be here now