Lately

The blogging hiatus is over and the new ski season is about to begin! May 1st is generally agreed to be the start of the New Year for skiers, although this year I’ve been a bit less deliberate with that start date. Through April I slipped into a novel state of unfocussed-ness, which in some…

Ontario University Champs!

I really like having a winter birthday. I also really like being born on February 20th; it’s also, allegedly, Ben’s favourite day of the year. ¬†As a kid I was never really the type to have a party where the entire grade shows up. I seem to recall having smaller birthday gatherings and doing “different”…

School is weird

Being back in the classroom is weird. It feels like I’m back in Austria, crammed into a tiny space, with the faint buzz of foreign languages being spoken around you. Only this time there aren’t scenic mountains, snow, and fine architecture, I’m not squished between skis and the gondola window, and the person talking is…