A P R I L

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As of yesterday, I am free of exams! Which means that I will never again write an exam as a biology undergraduate student. Five years ago that statement seemed so very, very far away,...

Symphony of Colour

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The past month has been a whirlwind of activity. I realized the other day just *how* busy things have been, which surprised me because I've been very calm and have been in a self-proclaimed...

Blossom of Spring, May you Bloom & Grow

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"Blossom of Spring, may you bloom and grow, bloom and grow forever." - Edelweiss, the Sound of Music A whisper of spring Comes swiftly into life, Bringing with it colour And growth. A blossom of spring Arrives quietly into view Sprouting...

Fabulous & Fantastic February

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Reading break is almost at a close, and the final couple of months of my fourth year (!!!) are coming quickly. Knowing the pattern of past semesters, the weeks will...

Dear Mr. Hummingbird

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Dear Mr. Hummingbird, Thank you for visiting this cold December morning I saw you fluttering with speed and agility And I couldn't look away Thank you for perching kindly, holding still for me to capture Your detailed feathers, round...

The Care of the Earth

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"The care of the earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope."...

Chopin Has Something To Say

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  Why, hello! Greetings! Yes, we do know each other- it has just been a VERY long time! The month of May held moving houses (cue the deep cleaning and organization), studying/tests/digging deep into physics,...

Endings & Beginnings

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It is bittersweet to say goodbye to a cherished home, yet a complete joy to say hello to a new one. For me, it's not so much the house itself but the surrounding nature;...

When November Comes

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Last weekend I brought out my Grandmother's knitting needle and sewed together the ends of my forest green scarf. I pulled it over my head immediately, closing my eyes and enjoying the satisfaction of...

After the Storm

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  Last week wild winds stormed over our home and towering trees swayed back and forth with the threat of catastrophe. A few people passed by in cars, and brave pedestrians clad with large coats and scarves...