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14 Summer Date Ideas in Calgary

14 Summer Date Ideas in Calgary

1. Shakespeare by the Bow Honestly, Calgary’s Shakespeare by the Bow is amazing and fun for everyone. I happen to be a particular fan of making a date out of it, but it’s definitely family friendly as well (especially the daytime showings on weekends). My guy and I like to pack up our bikes with…

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By Cynthia, July 23, 2018
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This TED-Ed Video (Briefly) Explaining Depression

Depression is tricky because we still haven’t learned how to talk about it, as a society. People often acquaint the illness of depression as being the same as temporary periods of sadness, and it’s kinda harmful to those of us who suffer from chronic or episodic depression; it leaves some of us feeling that there…

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By Cynthia, July 20, 2018
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Reviewing Oyeyemi’s “Boy, Snow, Bird”

Reviewing Oyeyemi’s “Boy, Snow, Bird”

“Boy, Snow, Bird” by Helen Oyeyemi follows a newly-graduated young woman named Boy as she flees a bad situation and establishes a new life in a rural American town – a place she ends up by bent of being the last stop on the bus she hops to get out of New York. It follows…

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By Cynthia, July 17, 2018
Flipboard: A News App

Flipboard: A News App

A while back I told my babe I needed an easy way to keep up with the news and preferably avoid Facebook a bit (no real news hits it anymore anyways). I had a list of specifications, actually. I needed to be able to keep up with the news in the countries I especially cared…

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By Cynthia, July 13, 2018
Living in Rose Gold All Summer Long

Living in Rose Gold All Summer Long

May I politely suggest the following colour combo all summer long and into the fall? Rose gold Navy Millennial pink Rose gold Rinse and repeat! In all seriousness, I didn’t intend to make a post about this outfit. But hot damn if I’m not obsessed with it and already planning how I’ll wear it into…

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By Cynthia, July 10, 2018
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Everything ’70s

Everything ’70s

I don’t know why exactly, but lately I’m crazy for everything ‘70s. Colours, styles, accessories – it’s such a cool era. I don’t know when this started, but given how I’ve been feeling about mustard for some time now, I’m thinking it’s been a steady incline over the last year or two. And I’m just generally…

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By Cynthia, July 6, 2018
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Memories of Australia in Four Scenes

Memories of Australia in Four Scenes

I lived in Australia for 9 months a loooooonnnng time ago. To be more precise, in 2003 and long before my blogging adventures began. It was my second time outside of North America, and my first time living in another country. I was 18 years old, wide-eyed and totally naive, and in for one of…

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By Cynthia, July 3, 2018
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