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#037: gasp! an academia-related post?

January 6th, 2009 3 Comments

Currently listening to: “Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk” – Rufus Wainwright Back to the blogosphere I go! So, with the first day of the second semester (and the giant puddle also known as UBC) firmly behind me, I have decided to jump on the bandwagon of “Reflections about the First Semester”, for lack of better things […]

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#027: Multiple orders of business!

November 19th, 2008 1 Comment

Currently listening to: “Foux de Fafa” – Flight of the Conchords hello, I am Mary, hear me ramble. Order of Business Numero UNO: HEY JAYNE, I HEAR YA. The first thing you learn in Arts One is that you can’t write. Not even for change, baby. Not even Plato can save you. You’re in the […]

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#026: Rousseau, Tricot Machine, and other randoms

November 16th, 2008 Comments Off on #026: Rousseau, Tricot Machine, and other randoms

Currently listening to: “Pas fait en chocolat” – Tricot Machine So, the Rousseau essay for Arts One is still in progress. Five hundred-ish more words to go! Listening to delightful French ditties while drumming out paragraphs on inequality is quite entertaining but time-consuming. Ah well, at least the Discourse on Inequality was easy and enjoyable […]

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#016: Thoughts on school things

October 10th, 2008 4 Comments

Currently listening to: “What Became Of The Likely Lads” – The Libertines (whaaa, Mary’s actually blogging about school-related things?!?!?!? I KNOW!) After actually getting back my first Arts One essay today, I’ve realized that 1. everyone has been entirely serious when they advise us not to take the abysmal first grade too personally, 2. the […]


#014: And so…

October 1st, 2008 3 Comments

Currently listening to: “My Alcoholic Friends” – The Dresden Dolls …let Round Two of the Arts One essay-writing begin. I will keep you posted on the progress of this doubtlessly scintillating activity. In other news, I have figured out how to play Viva la Vida on the guitar. Life is good… except someone has stolen […]

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