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New Beginnings

It’s September. It’s the first day of a new school year and everyone’s heading to class. But I’m graduated now. So what am I doing on this day? I’m moving to Dublin!!!!! Yep! No big deal or anything. A few months ago my application for an Irish Working Holiday Visa was accepted. This means I’m… Continue reading New Beginnings

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Oops I Forgot To Blog

So apparently, (for me anyway) blogging and backpacking do not mix. I was determined to document my two month travels through Southeast Asia, but as you can probably see by my absence and lack of posts, that did not happen. I had an absolutely amazing trip! It was such an adventure and it was so… Continue reading Oops I Forgot To Blog

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I Graduated – Now What?

Today was the big day. I woke up at 5:30am (thanks for that UBC), put on a pretty dress and heels, and ventured out to campus to join hundreds of my peers in struggling to get our gowns on, hoods pinned, and caps straight before our 8:00am convocation. The ceremony itself was kind of a blur, but… Continue reading I Graduated – Now What?

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Mind, Body, & Soul

Lately I've been taking my dog for long walks along the water every evening. This gives me a lot of time alone with my thoughts and helps to clear my head. With graduation fast approaching (3 days!!!), I've found myself thinking a lot about the upcoming changes in my life. I've also been thinking a lot… Continue reading Mind, Body, & Soul

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Why I Quit My Job and Sold My Car

I've just done something some people may see as crazy. I quit my administration job at a private investment firm in downtown Vancouver. The job was wonderful; my employers were friendly, the office was beautiful, and the company paid for my lunches and all the coffee and fresh pressed juices I could drink. I also… Continue reading Why I Quit My Job and Sold My Car

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Do I Really Have to Graduate?

I can't believe it. I'm graduating college in a week. Is this real? Is this actually happening? These past few years have gone by unbelievably fast. They've been some of the best of my life. College gave me a new sense of freedom. It was the first time I moved out of my parents' house and was… Continue reading Do I Really Have to Graduate?