weather vs climate

The difference between weather and climate relates to time. Weather is considered as the conditions (wet or dry, heat or cold) of the atmosphere over a short period of time. For instance, you can experience poor weather conditions for a day at a time or over the course of a week. Weather has many components…

zero waste challenge

I am taking part in a thirty-day zero waste challenge for the month of October!

is your birth control vegan?

when making the switch to veganism, it’s important to consider all of the products you use. following a vegan diet and living a vegan lifestyle are two different things. a vegan diet excludes eating all animal products, but does not exclude the use of animal based items. animal based items can include leather, wool, feathers,…

shampoo bars, part two

five months ago I purchased my first shampoo bar, here are my thoughts on the product and experience

nemaska art show

During my time here in Nemaska, Quebec the school held an art-show to showcase the talent of the students for the community and other visitors. Below are a few of my favourite pieces. While there were many other kinds of artwork (paintings, collages, drawings, photographs), these were my favourite.

national indigenous peoples day

Thursday, June 21st, 2018 National Indigenous People’s Day First celebrated in 1996, National Indigenous People’s Day was renamed from it’s original “National Aboriginal Day” in 2017 to properly recognize and the First Nation, Inuit, and Metis people. National Indigenous Peoples Day is an annual celebration of Indigenous heritage and culture, held on the 21st of…

nemaska so far

I moved to Nemaska, Quebec for the Summer on May 13th, 2018. Here are some photos of my trip thus far. above is my bedroom. it has 40 spider-man stickers and a tasteful spider-man boarder for decoration. above is me: one month in, two more to go. this photo is from my first off-reserve trip…

my apologies

Due to an unfortunate processing error by WordPress, many of the photos featured on my blog have been deleted. This has primarily affected posts from Spring and Summer of 2017. I apologize for any inconvenience this causes.

thank you april

April 1st was Easter this means seeing and eating with family, meeting the newest addition to the extended family, and of course – taking a toddlers lead for an easter egg hunt. Since I finished school so early and my job starts late into the term, I have an entire month off. During this time,…

what i’m reading: braiding sweetgrass

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer (2015) This was a required novel for one of my courses this past Winter semester and I am very glad I had the pleasure of reading this book during my undergraduate career. I read this book everywhere: on the bus during my commute to campus, at work while on…