Because I have summers off due to my job, I spent the last three weeks at my parents' place, just chilling out and doing various activities. Here is a list of things I did while at home. I did these things: played video games with my sisters played Catan with my family ate food was … Continue reading 3 Weeks at Home
I previously talked about my recent experiences and efforts to make friends, and followed up with a second post about how my friend-making efforts are going. I have more to say on that topic now. I spent some of Canada Day with one of these people in my building (the people I spoke about in … Continue reading So Much For That
While I was in Ireland I went to the cinema one Tuesday at 11am. The website for the cinema listed it as the "Silver Cinema" showtime and I had no idea what that could possibly mean. All I knew was that they were showing a movie I wanted to see, and I was free that … Continue reading My Silver Cinema Experience
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If you ever get bored this summer, refer to this list of fun things to do during the summer months, and you won't be bored again! Have a picnic while being a picnic for mosquitoes Fall off a swing set Fall off a slide Fall out of a tree Get scratched up by a tree … Continue reading Summer Fun-Time Activities
You may have read a previous post of mine on nice old ladies. If not, have no fear. All you need to know is that I've met a nice old lady in my building and we go for coffee weekly. But today I have a question that has come into my head from my last … Continue reading How Many is Not Many?
If you saw my post on making friends then you know that I've been in contact with a neighbour down the hall after leaving them a note under their door. I just thought I would catch you up with what's progressed from that. Since going for coffee that one time with the young woman from … Continue reading Making Friends the Sequel
The frogs were vibrating in conversation. The sun was bright and the air was cool. We were catching frogs in the field. I held one in my hands. We gathered round and saw the squishy frog up close, before it jumped away. It was summer, that frog-hunting day. We left the frogs to vibrate in … Continue reading Poem: Croak
Last week I met a nice 70-year-old lady living in my building. She was sitting outside the door enjoying the sunshine when I went out to go shopping. She just started talking to me so we introduced ourselves. She told me to come visit her and gave me her suite number. Yesterday I decided to … Continue reading Yay for Nice Old Ladies
I’ve always had a difficult time making friends. Not just acquaintances you run into here and there but never really do anything with or talk to about anything important, but real friends. I’m an introvert, and I’ve always felt that people don’t really know how to react to me for some reason. I’ve learned to … Continue reading Making Friends