The Fall and Rise of a Stink Bug

Our sun rose at 7:41 AM this morning, and the wind blew a lot of the dead leaves over the lawn, I felt the surge of exhaustion, but it wasn’t because I didn’t sleep; it was because of the autumn glory, where the sun beams through the colours of gold and reds, and I wantedContinue reading “The Fall and Rise of a Stink Bug”

After Visiting the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

I could go into detail about the grand tour I went on with our Astronomy class that the faculty of Astronomy from UBCO arranged; however, that in itself is self-explanatory given the idea that I love the universe of star births and deaths and everything in the Milky Way and beyond! The tour impressed meContinue reading “After Visiting the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory”

Conversations Waiting for the Washroom

Sometimes, waiting is necessary for hope to make its way into our lives. Hope that there is still prayers to be said, hope that people can connect with each other and share a moment that impacts our lives forever. I am surprised by the conversations I had with strangers waiting for the washroom. I wasContinue reading “Conversations Waiting for the Washroom”

Career Pathways to Success – Open Door Group

When a significant life transition happens, many emotions can move a person into a state of questioning, “What do I do now?” It happens to all of us when faced with a job loss, transitioning from staying at home to returning to work after a significant illness. Disabilities can have a considerable impact on one’sContinue reading “Career Pathways to Success – Open Door Group”

Caged Birds and the Hope of Flight

I was born in a time of protests and revolutions, where rallies rose as the vices of students and groups had their say to make changes to long-standing systems. We were moving away from the first wave of feminism into the second wave. Two years ago, life changed for all nations of the world. TheContinue reading “Caged Birds and the Hope of Flight”

Victim of a Scam

I fell prey to a scam. However, if it wasn’t for my wise father, It could have been worse for me. There are a lot of feelings that come from being scammed. The feeling of being stripped as another trusted person gets into one’s space and then strips your belongings and leaves you standing thereContinue reading “Victim of a Scam”

The Thift Store

My friend took me to this quaint little place called the Bargain Bin, which is located downstairs under the United Church. This Church is over 110 years old. You would never know. I say this because it looks well kept, and the structure is sturdy. The face, doorway, and the steeple built with love embeddedContinue reading “The Thift Store”

Experiment Drama – Gas

Gas by Jose Rivera, Page 353(CHEO starts to pump gas. As he pumps the gas, he notices something horrifying. He pulls the nozzle out of the car. Blood comes out of the gas pump. CHEO stares and stares at the bloody trickle coming out of the gas pump.) BLACKOUT. Characters:CheoRoman (gas attendant-who happens to beContinue reading “Experiment Drama – Gas”

Essay 3 Part 2

Blackhole within the Ministry of Children and Family Development for Some Families Millions of dollars are used in court, battling parents in public hearings, adjournments, and trials. The Ministry of Children and Families (MCFD) must go to court to assume guardianship until the matter is set for another public hearing to prove the child/children needContinue reading “Essay 3 Part 2”

Essay 3-Part 1

Black hole within the Ministry of Children and Family Development for Some Families There is discord within the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) that reveals some families are being torn apart by MCFD, who remove some children with no proven cause. One mother I know shared her sorrow and grief of being aContinue reading “Essay 3-Part 1”