Sometimes I volunteer in the geriatrics ward at my local mental health centre. I try to get there every two or three weeks. I just visit with the patients. Many of them can't really carry a conversation, so I usually end up talking to the same lady all the time, but she told me she … Continue reading Anime Hair
I want to share something about that nice old lady I've talked about, whom we call Jane. Now, Jane and I go for coffee across the street once or twice a week. When we do, I meet her at her apartment. Some days I go to say hello to her without us going for coffee. … Continue reading Gifts of Food
I love sending and receiving mail from friends and family. I think it's so much fun to send postcards or letters. I have a postcard exchange going with two people in Ireland and one person in the States. The wall above my bed is dedicated to the postcards I receive, and I bought a collection … Continue reading My Address
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