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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Well, it seems to have been quite a while since I posted last!

I'd like to say that's because life has been far too exciting to sit down and write a post, but it's more the opposite. I am busy all the time with this PhD program, but it's a pretty boring and sedentary life for me these days.

I am reading a lot. Which is cool - my book numbers are through the roof. But not any books for fun. They're all for school. My Goodreads account is starting to look a lot more academic these days. I did manage to read read one book for fun (the last Heroes of Olympus book) at Christmas, but that's about it for the past few months. I am trying to work on that - I miss my books.

I'm going to try and go back and write all the reviews I didn't get to - maybe that will get me back into blogging. Or at least be a productive waste of time unlike all my other technological outlets that distract me from my work.

In any case, life in Montreal is pretty beautiful. I may not have explored the city as much as I would have liked to over the months I've been here. But what I have seen I have loved.

But, you guys? Winter here is no!joke! We may not have a lot of snow up here yet (Juno missed us completely!) - but the temperatures are more than making up for that. We're talking nights where the "feels like" temperature is around -30F. Which is just crazy talk. Next time I move I'm going south. I need the sun back in my life.

So, here are a few pictures of life lately, and a potential-promise to be back round these parts more. I've missed you guys!

This was after the first snowfall in Quebec.
I was so naive about the cold back then....

Campus under it's first real snowfall of the year.

It was about 9 degrees out.
So obviously I needed a photo with the cow sculpture.

Phoenix misses me a lot when I'm gone.
Can you tell?

at my favorite chocolate place in town.

Because I don't get enough of the MA in my daily life...


  1. Winter is my least favorite time of the year! When I moved into a warm climate I was thrilled!

  2. My daughter's sister-in-law is living in Montreal, also in grad school. How's your French? Good luck with your PhD. NJ is in the single digits right now, and it's just too cold to do much but stay in and read. I just finished The Martian and really liked it. Reading The Miniaturist now.

    1. I thought I replied to this ages ago - sorry Joyce! Things have been good - but crazy busy (clearly) - up here. My French is getting pretty good these days!


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