Commuting VS Residence | Pros & Cons

A student asked me a really relevant and refreshing question this past month: “Should I commute and stay home with my family or should I move out when I get into university?” Shoutout to this person for giving me a really good blog idea (copy-pasting most of my response here): the pros and cons of […]

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14 thoughts that go through my head on an average TTC commute

I wrote this on the bus because I was like, “I wonder if other people have these thoughts too..” (which counts as one of the thoughts that go through my head on the bus). Here’s a couple others that pop up on an average commute to work, school, or to life’s callings! Maybe you have them too: […]

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8 Unwritten Rules of the TTC that should be written

Only 3 weeks into school and that commuter life already has me chilling in my cocoon of bedsheets every morning longer than I ever did last month. Being a commuter during the school year means having to depend on somebody else to get me to my 10am class and 5pm shifts – if that wasn’t evident enough every time I tried […]

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Daaaamnn winter back at it again with the gloomy weather

Today felt like nothing short of a messy commute and inconveniencing day of school, can I get an Amen!? But, I just wrote a 5-page essay today about rain and the future of our climate (all in a matter of 10 hours before the last minute it was due, might I add – *praying my TA […]

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Taking care of yourself as a commuter

So 1st week into this semester and I’ve already gotten sick *insert crying emoji*,  but anybody who knows me personally knows I’m infection-prone aka my immune system is as weak as my love for flu shots (though which I should probably get from now on). I’ve gotten “Why are you always sick!?”, or “Stop getting sick!!!!” about twice a […]

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On a bus for 90 days…

I just did math for the first time in a very long time today and turns out, I spend about 90 full days of my life a year… on a bus. That’s almost 3 WHOLE MONTHS which is basically 25% of my year spent doing nothing but waiting to get somewhere. That sounds awfully familiar. 

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