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So, how is your pandemic going?

Photo credit: Screen capture from my Animal Crossing New Horizons game on Nintendo Switch STILL HERE, FAM. What an absolutely wild year and a half it has been while the COVID-19 battle rages around the globe. I can’t believe I haven’t updated the blog since last September! WHAT HAVE I EVEN BEEN DOING? I’ll tell …

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11th Place Honourable Mention

Photo by Suzy Hazelwood from Pexels Omg. Out of 2,600 international writers I placed 11th with an Honourable Mention in the NYC Midnight Screenplay Competition 2020. 11TH! I am absolutely thrilled about this, but don’t know what to say. Only 15 writers place; the Top 10 and then 5 Honourable Mentions. I am currently working on turning one …

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I’m a Screenplay Finalist!

Photo by Sanaan Mazhar from Pexels Aloha friends! I don’t usually post about my writing hobby, but this time is a big deal! To start, I have always loved writing and would love to be a fantasy novelist in the vein of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, with a healthy dose of Margaret Atwood. I also love animation, …

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Everything Must Go! – Online

Photo by Daria Shevtsova from Pexels Day Four of working from home due to safety precautions being taken by the University due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I don’t mind it terribly, though the days do feel like one long week. I have been wearing my flannel pyjamas all day; perhaps tomorrow I will put on a real shirt, …

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Universal Design and Academic Freedom

Photo from Adobe Stock Aloha, everyone! Sorry to have been so silent for the past few months; I have had several birthdays and am currently in rehearsals for a local theatre production so I have been kept very busy lately. I was just speaking with a college regarding universal design in online learning, and it …

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Four Out of Five Stars

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels Mahalo, everybody! It’s been awhile since my last post, because I’ve been so super busy! I’ve had classes, two writing competitions, and I have also been helping out a friend in every spare moment for almost four weeks, trying to help her get videos ready for a theatrical production she is producing (and …

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Writing a Screenplay

The most difficult and complicated part of the writing process is the beginning. A.B. Yehoshua Writing something, anything, has always been on my bucket list. This year, one of my resolutions was to finally start writing. Writing is something I have just always done, and used to do a lot of. As a child I …

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Building an OER Resource

Recently myself and my team were approached with a project to take part in building an open education resource, or OER, in collaboration with Campus Manitoba and Red River College. Having never approached building an OER before, I am learning so much. We are currently building the resource in Pressbooks, as it is being presented …

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Pantone of the Year 2019

Link to photo source It’s that time of year again! Pantone has announced their Pantone of the Year for 2019 (be still my graphic designer’s heart!) and celebrities are already wearing it, so I’d better get this posted. Living Coral is the chosen colour for 2019 and I could not love it more. The colour …

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Je suis une etudianté français…

Bonjour, Donc, mon premier examen est dans une heure! Je suis nerveux. I studied last night, and the night before, and I will review a bit in about a half hour or so! I think it is going well; so far I have memorized the present tenses of être et avoir, and the negative tenses …