Hiking and Cycling Problems in Kitchener, Ontario

Over the past several days, I have had the great and humbling reminder of what it is like to not have a car when living in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. I see this as a reminder that the urban infrastructure here was not designed to support the lifestyles of the poor, the young student, or the newly…

Adios to Woodstock, Ontario (and all the adventures therein)

At the close of summer 2013, I am eager to honor all of the growing experiences that I’ve been lucky enough to encounter over the preceding, and exceedingly busy, four months. It has been months of self-evaluation and reflection about my Master’s thesis and where I can go from here – that is, after I’m…